Dulcian

Scope and Content

A modern reproduction, made from stained maple, of a renaissance dulcian (sometimes known in English as a curtal), a double reed instrument related to the bassoon. A series of small circles are pyrographed around the top of the instrument.

Maker: Unknown.

Place of production: Unknown.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore.