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Tenor bassoon made of rosewood wood in four sections (wing, butt, "bass" joint and bell), with nickel-silver mounts, keywork and crook. Sixteen keys with modern-style cups, mounted in posts with rods. Flat springs attached to keys and needle springs. Nominal pitch: F. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on all joints: HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / LONDON
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 810mm