Makers of Renaissance Double Reed Instruments

 




Paul Beekhuizen

Spaarnestraat 47
NL-2515 VM Den Haag
Netherlands
Tel: +31 70 3853213
Email: info@paulbeekhuizen.nl
Web: www.paulbeekhuizen.nl
  • Racket: Soprano, Alto, Bass. Based on an instrument in Vienna.
  • Bassanello: (Soprano), Alto. After Syntagma Musicum.
  • Cornamuse: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass.
  • Various: Bagpipes


Charles Collier

1615 Grant Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
USA
Tel: +1 510 845 6389
Fax: +1 510 845 5638
Email: ccollier@publicinterest.com
Web: www.publicinterest.com/woodwinds
  • Shawm: Soprano (d'), Alto (g), Tenor (c). A=440 Hz, 460 Hz. Soprano and alto after instruments in Brussels. Tenor after an instrument in Prague.
  • Various: Renaissance recorders and flutes. Cornetti.


Robert H. Cronin

360 Marmona Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA
Tel: +1 650 323 3436
Email: rhcronin@att.net
Web: www.roberthcronin.com
  • Shawm: Soprano (d'), Alto (g), Tenor (c). A=440 Hz and 460 Hz. Soprano based on an instrument in Brussels. Tenor based on an instrument in Prague.
  • Dulcian: Bass (F/C), A=440 Hz and 460 Hz, gedackt with optional open bell. Picture.
  • Bassoon: Baroque: Eichentopf, A=415 Hz. Classical: Grenser, A=430 Hz.
  • Oboe: Baritone: J.C. Denner, Nürnberg, A=415 Hz. Tenor: C. Gedney, Boston, A=415 Hz.
  • Workshop pictures


John Hanchet

1, Roxley Close
Norwich NR7 0QH
UK
Tel&Fax: +44 1603 437324
Email: johnhanchet@hotmail.com
Web: www.hanchet-woodwind.co.uk
  • Spanish Shawm: Sopranino (f'), Soprano (c'), Alto (g, f). Picture (67 kByte)
  • Shawm: Soprano (c', d'), Alto (f, g), Tenor (c), Basset (c/G), Bass (F/C), Great Bass (BBb-C/FF-GG). Picture
  • Early Shawm: Soprano (c'), Alto (f), Tenor (c)
  • Various: Recorders


Keith Loraine

787 Liberty Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
USA
Tel: +1 707 763-3981
Email: Reeds@Loraine.com
Web: www.loraine.com
  • Shawm: Sopranino (f'), Soprano (c'), Quartbass (C/GG)
  • Racket: Tenor (F/C), Greatbass (FF/CC)


Graham Lyndon-Jones

20 Queen Street
St Albans
Herts AL3 4PJ
UK
Tel: +44 1727 853951
Email: lyndon.curtals@talk21.com
  • Standard Dulcian: Soprano (c'/g), Alto (g/d, f/c), Tenor (c/G), Bass (F/C), Quintbass (BBb/FF). Picture (19 kByte). Bass is after Linz Mu31. Soprano, Alto and Tenor after instruments in Brussels. The Quintbass is based on Vienna 198.
  • Berlin Dulcian: Bass. Picture (31 kByte). Based on Berlin 654. A=460 Hz.
  • Gedackt Dulcian: Bass (F/C). Based on Nürnberg 125, by I. Denner.


A. Eric Moulder

30 King Street
Leek
Staffordshire ST13 5NW
UK
Tel: +44 1538 385323
Workshop:
Tel&Fax: +44 1538 386 867
Email: Eric@renaissancewoodwinds.co.uk
  • Dulcian: Soprano (c'/g), Alto (g/d, f/c), Tenor (c/G), Bass (F/C), Quartbass (C/GG). SATB are after the Melchor instruments in Brussels. Quartbass after Augsburg 3013.
  • Gedackt Dulcian: Tenor (c/G), Bass (F/C). Based on Linz MU30. Leather covered.
  • Spanish Shawm: Soprano (c', d'). Based on an instrument in Brussels. A=440, 460 Hz.
  • Shawm: Sopranino (f'), Soprano (c'), Alto (f), Tenor (c). Based on instruments in Brussels and Vienna. Picture (35 kByte).
  • Kortholt: Tenor (c/F), Bass (F/BBb).
  • Crumhorn: Soprano (c'), Alto (f, g), Tenor (c), Ex Tenor (c/G), Bass (F), Ex Bass (F/C), Great Bass (C), Ex Great Bass (C/GG).
  • Cornamuse: Soprano (c'), Alto (f, g), Tenor (c), Bass (F),Great Bass (C).
  • Rauschpfeif: Sopranino (f'), Soprano (c'), Alto (f), Tenor (c),Tenor (Bb).
  • Mary Rose Doucaine: Bass (F/D), Tenor (c).
  • Baroque bassoon: After J.C. Denner in Brussels and after J.H. Rottenburg in Brugge, both A=415 Hz
  • Various: cases, reeds, reed tools.
  • Workshop pictures, Instrument making course 2002, 2004


Vincenzo Onida

via Francesco Arese, 7
20159 Milano
Italy
Tel&Fax: +39 02 6680 5450
SMS: +39 349 712 9416
Email: info@bocals.com
Web: www.bocals.com
  • Dulcian: Bass (F/C) after Berlin 654, A=440 Hz. Pictures 1 2 3.
  • Classical bassoon: After a Grenser instrument from Alberto Grazzi, A=430 Hz
  • Various: Bocals, Renaissance flutes


Martin Praetorius

Am Amtshof 4
D-29355 Beedenbostel
Germany
Tel: +49 5145 93234
Fax: +49 5145 93235
Email: Martin.Praetorius@t-online.de
Web: www.martin-praetorius.de
  • Dulcian: Alt (f/c) after Berlin 649; Tenor (c/G) after Berlin 653; Bass (F/C) after Berlin 654, A=440 Hz and A=465 Hz; Bass after Merano 6845, A=440Hz. Pictures. Contrabass dulcian (FF/CC) in one piece after Dresden-Pillnitz Mö36, A=440 or 465 Hz. Pictures.
  • Shawm: Soprano (c' and d'), Alto.
  • Various: Recorders.
  • Workshop pictures


Renaissance Workshop Company Ltd.

Av. Doctor Federico Rubio 51
28039 Madrid
Spain
Tel/Fax: +34 91 450 30 50
Email: info@renwks.com
Web: www.renwks.com
  • Dulcian: Continues making the "Wood" dulcians. Soprano (c'/g), Tenor (c/G), Bass (F/C). Picture (41 kByte).
  • Racket: Tenor, Bass, Greatbass.
  • Sordune: Tenor, Bass, Quartbass, Greatbass.
  • Cornamuse: Soprano (c'), Alto (f'), Tenor (c), Bass (F).
  • Crumhorn: Soprano (c'), Alto (f', g'), Tenor (c), Bass (F), Extended bass (F/C).
  • Baroque bassoon: After Denner, Berlin, A=415 Hz.
  • Various: Intrument kits.


Leslie Ross

131 Essex Street, 6th Floor
New York
New York, 10002
USA
Tel&Fax: +1 212 260 9344
Email: leslie@leslieross.net
Web: www.leslieross.net
  • Dulcian: Tenor (c/G), Bass (F/C) A=440 or A=466 Hz. 17th Century style.
  • Baroque bassoon: After an Eichentopf instrument in Nürnberg, A=392 or 415 Hz. After Sherer, A=415 Hz.
  • Classical bassoon: After Bühner & Keller instruments, A=430 Hz. Copy at A=430 Hz of a Heinrich Grenser instrument.
  • Romantic bassoon: After a Wiesner instrument, A=430+ Hz.
  • Various: Scraping tools. Reed-tip profiling machine. Cane profiling machine. Bocals for modern bassoon.
  • Workshop pictures


Laurent Verjat

18 Rue Jean Moinon
75010 Paris
France
Tel: +33 142455520
Workshop:
Route Bar-Seine
10110 Villemorien, France
Tel: +33 325293824
  • Dulcian: Consort after Melchor instruments. Pictures of an alto in A=440 Hz and a bass in A=465 Hz.
  • Baroque bassoon: After Prudent (Paris), A=415 Hz, 5 keys. After Eichentopf , A=392 or 415 Hz, 4/5 keys.
  • Classical bassoon: After Rust, A=430 Hz, 8 keys.
  • Contra bassoon: After Eichentopf and Rorarius.


Guntram Wolf

Im Ziegelwinkel 13
D-96317 Kronach
Germany
Tel: +49 9261 4207
Fax: +49 9261 52782
Email: info@guntramwolf.de
Web: www.guntramwolf.de
  • Dulcian: Soprano (c'/g), Alto (f/c), Tenor (c/G), Bass (F/C), Quartbass (C/GG), Contrabass (FF/CC). Picture . Basses after Linz (440 Hz), Meran (440 and 465 Hz) and J.C. Denner (440 and 465 Hz). Contrabass after one of the instruments in Sondershausen.
  • Shawm: Soprano (c'), Alto (f, g), Tenor (c) and Tenor (c/G).
  • Bassoon: Baroque, Classical and Romantical models. Octave and contra bassoons, baroque and classical models. Quint, Quart, Quintbass and Quartbass classical bassoons.
  • Deutsche Schalmei: Soprano (c'), Alto (f), Tenor (c).
  • Oboe: Baroque, Classical and Romantical models. Oboe d'amore, Taille, and Oboe da caccia, baroque models. English horn, classical models.
  • Chalumeau/Clarinet
  • Workshop pictures

 

Makers of Bocals


Vincenzo Onida

via Francesco Arese, 7
20159 Milano
Italy
Tel&Fax: +39 02 6680 5450
SMS: +39 349 712 9416
Email: info@bocals.com
Web: www.bocals.com
  • Bocals: Bocals for dulcians, baroque bassoons and classical bassoons.


Makers of Reeds and Reedmaking Tools

 


Tony Allcock

217 Curzon Street
Long Eaton
Nottingham NG10 4FJ
UK
Tel&Fax: +44 602 726377
  • Tools: Gouging machines, Profilers, Accessories for reed-making.

Demetrio Franceschi

via Rupolo 16
35010 Trebaseleghe (PD)
Italy
Tel/Fax: +39 049 9385938
Email: fdtp@email.it
  • Reeds for dulcians and baroque bassoons.

Philip Gottling

1717 Mott-Smith Drive, #812
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
USA
Tel: +1 808 536 3269
Fax: +1 808 593 2526
Email: gottlingbsn@usa.net
  • Reeds for dulcians (ATB), baroque bassoon, classical bassoon, modern bassoon and modern contrabassoon.

Volker Kernbach

Westerfeld 9a
29331 Lachendorf
Germany
Tel: +49 5145 278567
Fax: +49 5145 278568
Email: Volker.Kernbach@t-online.de
  • Reeds for renaissance instruments.

James Kopp

1106 Garden Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
USA
Tel: +1 201 656 0107
Email: james@koppreeds.com
Web: www.koppreeds.com
  • Reeds for bass dulcian and for baroque, classical and modern bassoon.

Keith Loraine

787 Liberty Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
USA
Tel: +1 707 763-3981
Email: Reeds@Loraine.com
Web: www.loraine.com
  • Reeds: for various renaissance double reed instruments.
  • Cane: Gouged, shaped, profiled. Ozi gouged.
  • Tools: Shapers, Mandrels, ...
  • Various: Book on making early reeds

Medir S.l.

Paratge Balitrà s/n Apartat 108
17230 Palamós (Girona)
Spain
Tel: +34 972 318 119
Fax: +34 972 318 917
Email: balitra@medir.cat
Web: www.medir.cat
  • Reeds: for various double reed instruments.
  • Cane: Gouged, shaped, profiled.

Pro Reeds

Ricardo Döringer
Ligsalzstrasse 27
D-80339 München
Germany
Tel: +49 (0)89 51009341
Fax: +49 (0)89 51009342
Email: info@proreeds.de
Web: www.proreeds.de
  • Reeds: for baroque bassoon, dulcians, modern bassoon, modern contrabassoon

Reeds 'n Stuff

Adam-Ries-Str.16
D-09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
Germany
Tel: +49 3733 - 145444
Fax: +49 3733 - 145488
Email: udoheng@reedsnstuff.de
Web: www.reedsnstuff.de
  • Tools: Gougers, profilers, shapers.

Reeds & Tools

2e Indumaweg 4B (not a mail address!)
5705BB Helmond
Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)6 43804698 or +31 (0)492 774783
Email: via a webform
Web: www.reedsntools.nl and www.reedsntools.com
  • Tools: Gougers, profilers.

Albert Reinhardt

Sperlingweg 7
D-50226 Frechen
Germany
Tel: +49 223 4 63073
  • Reeds for renaissance double reed instruments.

Georg Rieger

Alois Diegler Straße 42a
D-76571 Gaggenau
Germany
Tel: +49 7225 72268
Fax: +49 7225 76828
Email: GeorgRieger@georgrieger.com
Web: www.georgrieger.com
  • Equipment: Gouging machines, Profiling machines.
  • Tools: Shapers, Reamers, Knifes, ...
  • Reeds: Gouged, Gouged & Profiled for Shawm, Dulcian, Racket, Crumhorn, Baroque bassoon, Bassoon and Contra bassoon. Shaped for Bassoon, Contra-bassoon.

David Hogan Smith

1720 19th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
USA
Tel: +1 415 665 2083
Email: Shawm1@earthlink.net
  • Reeds for renaissance double reed instruments.





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