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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.