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Hautbois des Dragons
Pitch A = 392 Hz
Stained boxwood
2 or 3 brass or silver keys

 

The original instrument
Anonymous French hautboy, so called Hautbois des Dragons, preserved in the Musée de l'Armée, Paris, Hôtel des Invalides. This hautboy is probably dating from the first decades of the XVIIIth century.



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Photos by Philippe Roulaud
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