Key, Thomas Bassoons

There are 2 Thomas Key (c1776-1852) bassoons  in the Hichwa-Rachor database. The firm flourished in London a1805 until 1858, when it was sold to Rudall, Rose & Carte. In addition to being a large woodwind and brass instrument maker (in the 1830s he had 40 men solely making brass instruments) he also was a music publisher.

Thomas Key Literature

Myers, Arnold. Historic Musical Instruments in the Edinburgh University Collection, Vol. 2, Part E, Fascicle ii: Bassoons. p. 12.

Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits Knuf, 1978, Vol. 1, p. 411.

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

Young, Phillip. Loan Exhibition of Historic Double Reed Instruments. August 1988, p. 69.

Key, Thomas, 8 key bassoon; Key1-O-Edinburgh

Key1-O-Edinburgh General Information

Key1-O-Edinburgh Data Spreadsheet

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Key, Thomas, 6 key bassoon; Key2-O-Peebles

Key2-O-Peebles General Information

Key2-O-Peebles Data Spreadsheet

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