A Renaissance Basset Recorder by Unknown Artist

A Renaissance Basset recorder is made in one piece and pitched between a bass and a tenor, similar to a Baroque bass recorder.


Boxwood with brass mounts
84 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
Michael Morrow

The recorder is stamped with the 'double plume' mark, like many early wooden wind instruments. Perhaps by a Venetian maker.

Venue details

Bate Collection of Musical Instruments Faculty Of Music, St Aldate's, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 1DB 01865 276139 www.bate.ox.ac.uk/

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