Octave Flutes in England during the Long Eighteenth Century
Composer: MacMillan; Douglas (author) (current)
Instrumentation: Octave flute
Publisher: Peacock Press
Product code: P-MACMILLAN-OFC
Music historian Douglas MacMillan outlines the history of the 'Octave flute' (those whose lowest note lies about an octave above middle C) from the Restoration in 1660 to the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. He covers the flageolet, small recorders, piccolo and fife, and in particular the popular soprano and sopranino recorder.
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