Great Flute Makers of France
The Lot & Godfroy Families, 1650-1900
By Tula Giannini
Published by Tony Bingham
Published 1993. 271pp. 98 b/w plates with over a hundred photos of flutes from public and private collections: 60 illustrations of archival documents. An important and original contribution to the history of the flute, based on primary source material. Lists serial numbers and dates of Louis Lot flutes
A comprehensive corpus of new information documenting the history and work of the two most important families of French flute makers. This profusely illustrated book, based on primary source material, makes a major contribution to our understanding of the social and musical contexts in which the French woodwind instrument makers worked.