renaissance rackett (Renaissance era compact double reed)

~ Wind instrument


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.


type of:double reed
derivations:baroque rackett (Conical bored compact double reed)
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Wikidata:Q1398629 [info]