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

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Original edition restored by Atelier Philidor.

  • Full title: Traité de la Musette avec une nouvelle méthode pour apprendre de soy-mesme à jouër de cet instrument facilement, & en peu de temps.
  • Instrumentation: musette
  • Edition | Source: Facsimile (2010, 2019 second restoration) | Girin & Rivière, Lyon, 1672
  • 1 volume, 78 pages | B&W
  • Text in 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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