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Bassoon by Augustin Grenser I, Dresden, ca. 1755

NMM 5784. Bassoon by Augustin Grenser I, Dresden, ca. 1755 Back of bassoon by Augustin Grenser I

NMM 5784. Bassoon by Augustin Grenser I, Dresden, ca. 1755. Stamped on all four joints: [three-pronged crown] / GRENTZER / [Saxon swords]. Maple, stained. Brass mounts. Original bocal. Four brass keys. Springs attached to wood. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund, 1994.

Close-up of key on back of bassoon Close-up of key on back of bassoon Close-up of keys on front of bassoon

Close-up views of the Grenser bassoon's four brass keys.

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