flageolets & recorders

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a consort of flageolets similar to those illustrated in this painting by Laurent de la Hyre (1606 - 1656).

un flageolet du XVIIe siècle

this consort could made up of three sizes, c', g' and d'' according to Marin Mersenne (1588 - 1648):

description d'un consort par Mersenne

or c', g' and c'' according to Pierre Trichet (1586 - 1644):

Here is a transcription of Trichet's hand written text:

a printed version of Trichet's text