baroque rackett (Conical bored compact double reed)

~ Wind instrument


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.


invented by:Johann Christoph Denner (instrument maker and improver) (in 1730)
used in:baroque
type of:double reed
related instruments:dulcian (Renaissance predecessor of the bassoon)
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Wikidata:Q1398629 [info]
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