The Choir Gallery of the Stadtkirche, Weimar (?) Frontispiece

(From J. G. Walther Musicalisches Lexicon, Leipzig, 1732.)

Gottfried Reiche facing page48
(From the portrait by E. G. Haussmann in the Historical Museum, Leipzig.)
Eight Plates from the Theatrum Instrumentorum of Michael Praetorius

(Wolfenbüttel: 1620):

(NOTE. Praetorius's engraved scales are adjusted to the Brunswick ell.

His foot may be reckoned as 11 inches English measurement.)

1. (Plate IV). Positiv and Regal facing page18
2. (Plate VIII). Trumpet, Cornett, Trombone, JägerTrompete36
3. (Plate XXIII). Drums54
4. (Plate IX). Flutes64
5. (Plate XI). Oboes and Bassoons96
6. (Plate XXI). Violino piccolo and other Strings124
7. (Plate XX). Viola da gamba, Viola bastarda, and Lyra da braccio132
8. (Plate VI). Clavicembalo, Octave Trombone, Double Quint Bassoon, Violone160

1. Tromba, eighteenth century page24
2. Mouthpieces of the Clarino, Tromba, Principale, and Waldhorn25
3. Zugtrompete, 165131
4. Trombone, seventeenth century41
5. Waldhorn, eighteenth century43
6. Discant, Tenor, and Bass Blockflöte, eighteenth century63
7. Traverso, eighteenth century73
8. Oboe, eighteenth century96


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