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(a) Diagram of a modern German bassoon showing the joints and position of the tone holes in the bore; (b) diagram of the five-key bassoon after an engraving in J.-B. de La Borde’s ‘Essai sur la musique’ (1780); (c) diagram of a dulcian (Choristfagott) aftlocked

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(a) Diagram of a modern German bassoon showing the joints and position of the tone holes in the bore; (b) diagram of the five-key bassoon after an engraving in J.-B. de La Borde’s ‘Essai sur la musique’ (1780); (c) diagram of a dulcian (Choristfagott) after those shown in fig.5 below

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