Bassetto Italian?

Mentioned only by Williams, who says: �Bassetto in the Lower Bavarian specifications of Sponsel (1771) probably denotes an octave pedal flute 4', stopped.�

Examples

All known examples are given below. Contributions welcome.

Bassetto 4', Pedale; Chiesa di San Tommaso, Firenze, Italy. Simoni(?) 1882. A light, clear Principal.

Bibliography

Williams[1]: Glossary: Octava.
 
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