renaissance rackett (Renaissance era compact double reed)

~ Wind instrument

Description

Originating 1590 or earlier and made of wood or ivory, it had nine parallel cylindrical bores joined up at the top and bottom creating a continuous bore like a curled up snake. Its reed is attached to a center pirouette.

Relationships

from: Germany
derivations: baroque rackett (Conical bored compact double reed)
type of: double reed
Wikidata: Q1398629 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Syntagma07_racketts.png [info]