Adler, Frédéric Guillaume Bassoons

There are 5 original Frédéric Guillaume Adler (d.1854) bassoons the Hichwa-Rachor database. He flourished in Paris from c.1808 to his death in 1854. He was a very important Parisian woodwind maker in the first half of the 19th Century. According to Constant and Fétis, he improved the bassoon by adding keys as well as other improvements such as rounded tone hole surfaces. In 1845, Adler was involved in a dispute with Adolphe Sax. AdlerFG5 is interesting in that the wing and long joint are reversed.

Frédéric Guillaume Adler Literature

Haine, Malou. Les facteurs d’instruments de musique à Paris au 19e siècle. Université de Bruxelles, 1984.

Hofer, Achim. et al, Lexikon der Holzblasinstrumente. Laaber, 2018.

Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits Knuf, 1978, Vol. 1, p. 327.

Pierre, Constant. Les Facteurs D’Instruments de Musique: Les Luthiers et la Facture Instrumentale. Paris, 1893, pp. 300, 301.

Tiffou, Augustin. Le basson en France au XIXe siècle: Facture, théorie et répertoire. L’Harmattan, 2010, pp. 48, 102, 103.

Waterhouse, William. The New Langwill Index. London: Tony Bingham, 1993.

Adler, Frédéric Guillaume, 8 key bassoon; AdlerFG1-O-BrusMIMDK0018

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Adler, Frédéric Guillaume, 8 key bassoon; AdlerFG2-O-Koster

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Adler, Frédéric Guillaume, 10 key bassoon; AdlerFG3-O-Reil

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Adler, Frédéric Guillaume, 13 key bassoon; AdlerFG4-O-Kampmann812

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Adler, Frédéric Guillaume, 13 key bassoon; AdlerFG5-O-Peebles

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