|The recorders shown here are the great bass in C, and the contrabass
in F, made by Paetzold. Paetzold has also produced a bass in F and
a subcontrabass in C (two octaves below the tenor, equivalent to the contrabass
flute or the bassoon in range). These recorders are now distributed
in the US by the Boulder Early Music Shop
Dolmetsch is currently working on a series of enormous recorders, extending from Great Bass in C (range to down to C3 ) to a Sub-sub-contrabass recorder in F (two octaves lower than bass recorder, range to F1 ). Subcontrabass production starts December 2002. See their Millenium Recorders page for more details.
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