This edition is from our archives, so it is presented as scanned pages rather than text.Read more »
The woodcuts that appear in Michael Praetorius’s Syntagma Musicum II are almost too well known and are so often taken for granted that it’s easy to think we know all there is to know about them. Less well known are the written descriptions and the pitch and range charts of the instruments that are included in Syntagma Musicum. In order to fully understand the information that is being presented, it is necessary to consult and combine all these three areas of information.Read more »
Heywood, Andrew I am sad to report the sudden death of Andrew Haywood in early January this year. Although Andrew may not be known to the present generation of French bagpiping enthusiasts, he was a well known and respected maker during the early days of the present revival. Andrew was a pupil at Winchester College where his musical interests led him to study both the piano and the bassoon.Read more »
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