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Alto recorder

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Ivory alto, or treble, recorder dating from around 1735. The alto recorder is between a soprano and a tenor recorder in both size and pitch. The alto recorder is known for its sweet, mellow tone. Nowadays, they are seen as a good instrument for adult beginners to learn as it requires no special embouchure and it is simple to play a melody.

Dimensions:
Length: approx. 510mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000683
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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