Marc Ecochard Facteur de Hautbois et flutes
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Classical hautboy after a danish anonymous instrument marked "KR" (Kongen Regiment), Copenhagen, beginning of XIXth century.

A = 430 Hz Pure silver keywork. 3 to 5 optional extra keys : C#, F, F#, G#, slur key.


The original instrument  

The original instrument has the main features of the Dresden school of woodwind instrument making, except for the keywork which has been changed later. On the copy, the keywork has been made after instruments by H. Grenser and Floth


KR oboe, detail of C, and Eb keys

Slur key

KR oboe, G # key

KR oboe, F # key

Photos by Philippe Roulaud