Poerschmann, Johann Bassoons

There are 2 original Johann Poerschmann (1680-1757) bassoons and 1 copy based on a Johann Poerschmann bassoon in the Hichwa-Rachor database. He flourished in Leipzig from a1708 to his death in 1757. He trained two important bassoon makers who are a part of this database: August Grenser and Jakob Grundmann.

Johann Poerschmann Literature

Dart, Mathew. The Baroque Bassoon: form, construction, acoustics, and playing qualities. PhD thesis, London Metropolitan University, 2011. pp. 236-250, 522-525.

Dullat, Günter. Verzeichnis der Holz- und Metallblasinstrumentenmacher auf Deutschsprachigem Gebiet von 1500 bis Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Scheider, 2010.

Heyde, Herbert Rohrblattinstrumente Katalog [Leipzig: Grassi Museum für Musikinstrumente der Universität Leipzig]. unpublished manuscript, 1979.

Heyde, Herbert. “Der Instrumentenbau in Leipzig zur Zeit Johann Sebastian Bachs, in 300 Jahre Johann Sebastian Bach. Tutzing: Schneider, 1985, p. 81-82.

Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits Knuf, 1978 Vol. 1, p. 453.

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

Wit, Paul de. Katalog des Musikhistorischen Museums. Leipzig, 1903, p.128.

Young, Phillip. “Inventory of Instruments: J.H. Eichentopf, Poerschman, Sattler, A. and H. Grenser, Grundmann”. The Galpin Society Journal, Vol. 31, May 1978, PP. 100-134.

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

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

Poerschmann, Johann, 8 key bassoon; Poerschmann1-O-Leipzig1384

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Poerschmann, Johann, 4 key bassoon; Poerschmann2-O-Prague1375

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Poerschmann, Johann, Copy, 4 key bassoon; Poerschmann-C-Dart1-Dart

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