Book – Rudall, Rose & Carte: The Art of the Flute in Britain – Robert Bigio
|Category||Books and sheet music|
|Marks and inscriptions||ISBN 978-0-946113-09-5|
|Place of origin||England|
|Description||New book – Rudall, Rose & Carte: The Art of the Flute in Britain – Robert BIGIO|
|Dimensions||264mm x 196mm x 25 mm
1325 g !!!
|Other distinctive features||Hardback
Written in English
Published in 2011
New book – Rudall, Rose & Carte: The Art of the Flute in Britain – Robert BIGIO
‘The firm of Rudall & Rose, later Rudall, Rose & Carte, and finally Rudall Carte, dominated flute making in Britain for a century and a half from their founding in 1822. For much of their existence almost every professional flute player and most serious amateurs in Britain played on one of this firm’s instruments.’
This book details the history of the company and the instruments made. It contains masses of lovely colour photographs all types of flutes, alto flutes, bass flutes and piccolos. Its contents also include photographs of flutes by the competitors of the time. The appendices feature addresses, dates and serial numbers; workshop photographs; design features of Rudall Carte flutes; price lists; and fingering charts.
If you’re looking to find out all there is to know about this company and the amazing instruments they created, then look no further than this book, superbly researched, compiled and written by Robert Bigio.
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