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Woodwind Instruments

Ausstellungsstrasse 60
8005 Zürich
Museum map
Pfingstweidstrasse 94
8005 Zürich
Woodwind instruments are among the oldest musical instruments in human history. They have been developed in numerous variants in the most diverse genres: from the recorder particularly popular in the Baroque era to the exotic czakan crafted in the form of a walking stick, from a Japanese mouth organ made of bamboo to a bassoon an octave higher than normal known in the eighteenth century as the “fagotto piccolo” (or petit fagot).