Raver 5-Key flute with matching 4-key piccolo

Raver, Bordeaux. 5-Key flute, (1836-37)  ebony with silver keys and rings and matching 4-key piccolo. Interestingly the pitch is A=440.

This set also includes an interesting case with a clever mechanism for holding the parts. These instruments originally belonged to Bernard Hautre who was flutist in the Bordeaux “Orchestre du Grand Theatre” in the 1830s.

Rossini L’Orgie arranged for solo flute by Cottignies

Rossini L’invitation arranged for solo flute by Cottignies

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