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The '''recorder''' is a woodwind [[musical instrument]] in the flute family. Though flute-like whistle instruments date from the Iron Age, it is unknown when the recorder was invented. The earliest depiction of a recorder, by scholarly consensus, is from a [[12th century]] Psalter in the library of Glasgow University. The word record first appears in the [[14th century]] and a recorder tutor, ''Opera Intitulata Fontegara'', was printed in [[Venice]] in 1535. The earliest surviving examples date to the latter [[17th century]].
 
The '''recorder''' is a woodwind [[musical instrument]] in the flute family. Though flute-like whistle instruments date from the Iron Age, it is unknown when the recorder was invented. The earliest depiction of a recorder, by scholarly consensus, is from a [[12th century]] Psalter in the library of Glasgow University. The word record first appears in the [[14th century]] and a recorder tutor, ''Opera Intitulata Fontegara'', was printed in [[Venice]] in 1535. The earliest surviving examples date to the latter [[17th century]].
   

Revision as of 19:47, 12 March 2006

Replica recorder.

The recorder is a woodwind musical instrument in the flute family. Though flute-like whistle instruments date from the Iron Age, it is unknown when the recorder was invented. The earliest depiction of a recorder, by scholarly consensus, is from a 12th century Psalter in the library of Glasgow University. The word record first appears in the 14th century and a recorder tutor, Opera Intitulata Fontegara, was printed in Venice in 1535. The earliest surviving examples date to the latter 17th century.