Instruments 3 Posted on April 24, 2020 by Helen Smith The descant, bass, tenor and treble are all different sorts of recorder. Can you put them into order - the smallest first?Descant, treble, tenor, bass. Which recorder of the four listed above makes the highest sound? Which makes the lowest sound?The descant makes the highest sound, the bass makes the lowest sound. Can you name a recorder which makes a higher sound than any of the above?The sopranino recorder.