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Bassoon in C

Maker: Johannes Scherer, Jr.
(Butzbach, 1664–1722)

Date: 1750–70
Geography: Butzbach, Germany
Medium: Wood, brass
Dimensions: Length (bell to butt) 1265 mm, L. of tube with crook +/- 2400 mm, L. of tube without crook +/- 2185, Diameter of bell 57 mm. Length (including tenons) of: wing section: 551 mm (w/o crook) long section: 615 mm butt section: 413 mm bell section: 318 mm crook: +/-348 mm
Classification: Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.886

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