flageolets & recorders

The next project

a consort of flageolets similar to those illustrated in this painting by Laurent de la Hyre (1606 - 1656).

un flageolet du XVIIe siècle

This project has been partly completed with the three instruments described by Pierre Trichet (1586 - 1644): a bass in C', an alto in G'' and a descant in C''.

There remains to be made a descant in D'' as described by Marin Mersenne (1588 - 1648).

Here is Mersenne's text: description d'un consort par Mersenne

Below is the hand written description by Pierre Trichet (1586 - 1644):

description d'un consort pr Trichet
of which here is a printed transcription:

a printed version of Trichet's text