Cahusac, Thomas Bassoons

There are 2 Thomas Cahusac bassoons in the Hichwa-Rachor database. He apprenticed to John Just Schuchart, and he worked in London from c.1738 to 1798. He was also a reed maker for oboes and bassoons. His son, Thomas Cahusac Jr. was also a wind instrument maker.

Thomas Cahusac Literature

Dart, Mathew. The Baroque Bassoon: form, construction, acousticsand playing qualities. PhD thesis, London Metropolitan University, 2011. pp. 182-183, 467-470.

Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits. Knuf, 1978 Vol. 1, p. 347.

Lasocki, David. “New Light on Eighteenth-Century English Woodwind Makers from Newspaper Advertisements”. The Galpin Society Journal, Vol. 63, May 2010, pp. 102, 103.

Myers, Arnold. Historic Musical Instruments in the Edinburgh University Collection, Vol. 2, Part E, Fascicle ii: Bassoons. p. 10.

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

Young, Phillip. 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments. Tony Bingham, 1993

Cahusac, 4 key bassoon; Cahusac1-O-Bate

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Cahusac, 6 key bassoon; Cahusac2-O-Edinburgh

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