Links

Before you visit and links to other websites, you might also like to see information about books and recorded music which relate to flageolets.

General Information:

There are very few websites about flageolets.

Philippe Perlot runs the only other website I have found devoted just to the flageolet.
http://www.leflageoletfrancais.com/
This site has four pictures, apparently the same as those in Sterling Illustrated Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments:
http://www.musicologie.org/sites/flageolet.html
“Iconographie de la cornemuse inventaire des representations conservees en France” contains two pages (in French) on the Flageolet, with a very useful facsimile of two pages of Meissonnier’s “Méthod pour le flageolet”:
http://jeanluc.matte.free.fr/articles/typologie/flagmeth.htm, http://jeanluc.matte.free.fr/articles/typologie/flageolet.htm
The definitive Tin Whistle Site:
http://www.chiffandfipple.com/
“Elstub” has uploaded the plates from Carse’s Musical Wind Instruments which includes several flageolets:
http://www.elstub.com.au/history.htm

Flageolet stockists:

New:

Philippe Bolton
http://www.flute-a-bec.com/
Guido M. Klemisch
http://www.guido-m-klemisch.de/

Second–hand:

Jean Michel Renard:
http://www.renard-music.com/
Early Music Shop (see “Antique Instruments” under “Used Instrument Agency”):
http://www.e-m-s.com/
Pamela’s Music:
http://www.pamelasmusic.co.uk/wind.htm
Vintage Instruments:
http://www.vintage-instruments.com/
Hobgoblin (see “Used Instruments”):
http://www.hobgoblin.com/
Tony Bingham:
http://www.oldmusicalinstruments.co.uk/index.php

Repairers:

Hobgoblin:
http://www.hobgoblin.com/

Collections:

The Dayton Miller Flute Collection is the largest on-line collection of flageolets. Its website is worth exploring at length:
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/dcmhtml/dmhome.html
The Edinburgh University Collection of Historical Musical Instruments contains a good selection of pictures of Flageolets:
http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/ucat.html
The Bate Collection in the Ashmolean has several likewise:
http://www.bate.ox.ac.uk/
Ditto the Eddy Collection at Duke:
http://music.duke.edu/dumic
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston:
http://www.mfa.org/
The Castle Museum York also has a few instruments:
http://freespace.virgin.net/cade.york/limen/music/cmclist.htm

Other Musical Sites:

Oddmusic is a site devoted to experimental and otherwise unusual music and musical instruments:
http://www.oddmusic.com
A good set of links to early music sites.
http://ockeghem.medieval.org/emfaq/instr/

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