English flageolet (1800's improved flageolet)

~ Wind instrument


Meant as an improvement on the flageolet design, the English flageolet had 6 finger holes in front and one thumb hole in the back.


from:England, United Kingdom
invented by:William Bainbridge (English instrument maker and inventor) (in 1803)
derivations:tin whistle (Simple fipple flute)
derived from:French flageolet (French 16th century fipple flute)
picture:https://static.metabrainz.org/irombook/flageolet/flageolet_english.png [info]
other databases:https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/gakki/gakki_jiten_flageolet.html [info]