Willis & Goodlad Bassoon

There is 1 original bassoon of the firm Willis & Goodlad in the Hichwa-Rachor database. The firm flourished in London from 1825 to 1834 and was founded by John Willis & John Dunkin Goodlad. John Wills was a renowned flute maker who played an important role in establishing the 8 keyed flute as the instrument of choice in early 19th Century London. John Goodlad was principally a business man and not an instrument maker.

Willis & Goodlad Literature

Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits Knuf, 1978 Vol. 1, p. 518.

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

Waters, Simon. “Networks on Innovation, Connection and Continuity in Woodwind Design and Manufacture in London between 1760 and 1840.” in The Galpin Society Journal, LXXIII, March 2020, pp.10-29.

Willis & Goodlad, 8 key bassoon; Willis&Goodlad1-O-MET2002.101

Willis&Goodlad1-O-MET2002.101 General Information

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