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Bassoon made of dark-stained hardwood in four sections (wing, butt, bass and bell), with brass mounts, crook and keywork. Eight keys with modern-style cups, mounted on brass saddles. F and A-flat keys with brass rollers. Nominal pitch: C. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bottom: 18|Inscribed: 79C / 79
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 1240mm