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When is a "flute" not a flute?

Provisional Version 5/20/97
by David Lasocki   Indiana University

Year
Recorder
Flute
England France England France
1390-1673 recorder flûte
flûte douce
flûte d'Angleterre
flûte à neuf trous
flute flûte d'Allemagne
flûte traversière
1673-1700 flute
flute douce
(recorder)
flûte
flûte douce
flûte à bec
(flute)
1700-1750 flute
English flute
common flute
flauto
German flute
flute d'Allemagne
traversa
flauto traverso
1750-1800 German flute flute


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Last revised March 24, 2015.