Dupré, Pierre Paul Bassoon

There is 1 Pierre Paul Dupré (28 September 1790-12 October 1862) bassoon in the Hichwa-Rachor database. He flourished in Tournai (Tournay) Belgium [85km southwest of Brussels] from a1820 to p1850. Dupré was a maker of woodwinds and his instruments were exhibited in several trade fairs (see Haine 1992). Ernest Closson called him “le Tuerlinckx tournaisien” [“The Tuerlinckx of Tourni”]. The bassoon, Dupré1-O-BrusMIM2626, resembles bassoons of Savary jeune in appearance, particularly the bell and key work.

Pierre Paul Dupré Literature

Closson, Ernest. La Facture des Instruments des Musique en Belgique. Brussels, 1935, pp. 7, 10, 74.

Haine, Malou & Meeùs, Nicolas. Dictionnaire des Facteurs d’Instruments de Musique en Wallonie et à Bruxelles du 9e Siècle à nos jours. Pierre Mardaga, Bruxelles, 1986, p. 158.

Haine, Malou. Les Instruments de Musique à Bruxelles et en Wallonie: Inventaire Descriptif. Pierre Mardaga, Liège, 1992.

Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits Knuf, 1978 Vol. 1, p. 362.

Mahillon, Fernand-Victor. Catalogue Descriptif et Analytique du Musée Instrumental du Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles. 5 vol., Ghent, 1893-1922, reprint 1978, Vol. 4, pp. 362.

Pontécoulant, Le Comte Adolphe. Organographie: Essai sur la Facture Instrumentale. Paris, 1861, Tome II, pp. 110, 150.

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

Dupré, Pierre Paul, 8 key bassoon; Dupré1-O-BrusMIM2626

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