minstrel: Period Instruments

Martin Hungerford jongleur at netcon.net.au
Thu Sep 18 14:55:04 PDT 1997

>> Also the modern ones are "even
>> tempered" not "just tempered" as most of the early period instruments were.
>Indeed, most "baroque" recorders sold today have different intonation
>from real renaissance (and real baroque) recorders, but I assure you
>that most people can't tell the difference. I can't, and I have a
>pretty good ear.
>-- gb

I find its when you play them against a drone (I play small pipes) that 
the difference becomes clear. If Robin's playing Hurdi-gurdi he would 
notice it too.


Martin Hungerford, aka Martin Jongleur,
aka Martin Ashford, 
aka Martin o' Lyos (called the Juggler) OL.  

email:jongleur at netcon.net.au 

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