The most comprehensive survey of the renaissance flute is in Nancy Hadden’s Ph.D thesis: “From Swiss Flutes to Consorts: History, Music and Playing Techniques of the Transverse Flute in Switzerland, Germany and France ca. 1470-1640” that can be downloaded here:  
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F. Puglisi “ I flauti traversi rinascimentali in Italia/The renaissance transverse flutes in Italy” bilingual italian/english, Firenze 1995, pg.104, with XXXI tables, edited by SPES, 9r Lungarno Guicciardini, 50100 Firenze, Italia


  • F.Puglisi “ The Renaissance Flutes of the Biblioteca Capitolare of Verona: the structure of a Pifaro” The Galpin Society Journal XXXII May 1979 pp 24-37

  • F.Puglisi “ Signor Settala’s armonia di flauti”  Early Music Vol. 9 N. 3 July 1981 pp 320- 324

  • F.Puglisi “ The 17th-Century Recorders of the Accademia Filarmonica of Bologna “ The Galpin Society Journal  XXXIV March 1981  pp 33-43

  • F.Puglisi “A Firenze un flauto diritto francese” Il Flauto Dolce N9 Giugno  1983

  • F.Puglisi “A Three-piece flute in Assisi” The Galpin Society Journal XXXVII  The Galpin Society Journal  1984 pp 6-

  • F.Puglisi “ A survey of renaissance flutes” The Galpin Society Journal “ XLI 1988 pp 67-82

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