baroque rackett (Conical bored compact double reed)

~ Wind instrument

Description

Improved by Johann Christoph Denner sometime around 1730, its "coiled snake" bore now is conical, in addition it is played through a removable metal curled mouth piece.

Relationships

from: Germany
invented by: Johann Christoph Denner (instrument maker and improver) (1730)
derived from: renaissance rackett (Renaissance era compact double reed)
related instruments: dulcian
type of: double reed
Wikidata: Q1398629 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cervelas_instrument.jpg [info]