Flauto traverso

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the German flute, held laterally, instead of being played, like the old flûte à bec, with a mouth piece at the end.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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145 Trio | Flauto Traverso | Violino | e | Basso | Sigr: Bach | [incipit] | Hering 3 MS parts; 35 x 20.5 cm (be), 34.5 x 21.5 cm (fl & vn) Watermark: double chain lines, WM?
So far as the opus 10 works and their five "parent" versions are concerned, it is easy to check for accuracy, since in 2002, Studio per Edizioni Scelte (S.P.E.S.) in Florence issued a handsome facsimile edition of all eleven works (VI concerti a flauto traverso, opera decima: Amsterdam, Le Cene, s.
39) calls for a "flauto traverso grosso" that mostly doubles the vocal line or the violins in unison.