Serpent - Engraved Method - "Gamme Du Serpent". - (5434)Click Image to ZoomEnlarge Image


"Gamme Du Serpent".

Paris, probably mid-18th century. Total size in mat: 16.5 "h x 23.5" w (41.9 cm x 59.7 cm). Mildly spotted but otherwise overall very good.
Two engraved pages published by Imbault, complete as is. The instrument is depicted on the first page which is entitled: Gamme du Serpent / Pour apprendre à jouer sans Maître (Scale of the Serpent / To teach someone without a teacher). It contains all the elementaries including fingering and how to produce notes with the tongue and breathing. The second page includes three lessons and two pieces.
Serpent methods are quite rare.
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