Glossary

This is a glossary of terms which may be encountered on this site and elsewhere, when studying flageolets.

Flageolette—an alternative spelling of Flageolet, commonly found in Pepys' Diary.

Flute Flageolet—an English flageolet, patented in 1807 by William Bainbridge, which was blown transversely, in the manner of a flute.

Quadrille Flageolet—an alternative name for the French flageolet which became popular in the late 1850s. It derives from the use of the French flageolets in Quadrille bands.

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