recorders (flutes)

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Scope note
Family of fipple flutes that originated in Europe, traditionally made of wood, recently sometimes of plastic, with seven fingerholes and a thumb hole. Recorders may be made in several sizes, including the following: garklein, sopranino, Soprano, alto, voice flute, tenor, bass, great bass, contrabass, sub-great bass, and sub-contrabass.
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024