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Soprano bassoon (fagottino)

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Baritone in C. The lowest tone is B-flat. Three keys. Boxwood, stained light yellowish-brown; brass tips. Made in five parts; brass crook, wing (or tenor) joint, butt, long joint, and a bell. The bore is conoidal up to the bell; the bore of the bell is an inverted, conoid narrowing toward...

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Inscription

Stamped on long and butt sections: [in scroll: I.C. DENNER] / D

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

about 1700

Object Place

Nuremberg, Germany

Dimensions

Length 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1922

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones