Volker Kernbach Historical Woodwind Instruments

Medieval Bladderpipe: predecessor of the bagpipe, with simple pig's bladder, no valve, and cane reed.

Instrument Range Features Price
alto in f' f-bb' cylindrical bore chanter 343.00
replacement swine bladder brass ferrule, maple mouthpipe 87.00

Renaissance Racketts: nine narrow cylindrical parallel tubes drilled in a solid wooden cylinder, producing extremely low pitch ranges in a highly compact form.

Instrument Range Features Price
tenor in c F-d' cane reed, pirouette 1,002.00
basset in F Bb-g 1,083.00
bass in C F-d 1,101.00
greatbass in F BBb-G 1,174.00

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