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Bassoon in the United Stateslocked

  • James B. Kopp

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The bajón, an early, one-piece bassoon, was brought into the southwestern United States during the 17th century by Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries seeking to convert the native peoples. In 1625–6 the packing list for a Franciscan expedition into what is now New Mexico included a ...

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