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) (in 1730)
type of:double reed
derived from:renaissance rackett (Renaissance era compact double reed)
related instruments:dulcian
picture:https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cervelas_instrument.jpg [info]
Wikidata:Q1398629 [info]