Borjon de Scellery, Charles Emmanuel | Traité de la Musette (1672)

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Instrumentation: musette

Edition: Facsimile | Girin & Rivière, Lyon, 1672

1 volume, 75 pages | B&W

Language: French

A unique source for the history and technique of an instrument which, like other pastoral instruments, enjoyed a considerable vogue in the 17th and 18th centuries. It contains examples notably by the Chédeville and the Hotteterre, and several fine quality plates illustrating the instrument. It concludes with a series of branles and airs à chanter in tablature.

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