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Alto Recorder by Thomas Stanesby Jr.(mid-18th century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, London. Alto Recorder in F MET DP105124.jpg
Alto Recorder by Thomas Stanesby Jr.(mid-18th century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, London.

Thomas Stanesby Sr. (c.1668–1734) and Thomas Stanesby Jr (1692–1754) [1] were English oboe, flute, bassoon and recorder-makers of the 18th century. [2] [3] Many of their instruments survive in museum collections around the world, and are widely copied by instrument makers of the present day.

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  1. Higbee, Dale S. (1962). "A Plea for the Tenor Recorder by Thomas Stanesby, Jr". The Galpin Society Journal. 15: 55–59. doi:10.2307/842040. ISSN   0072-0127.
  2. Hawkins, John (30 June 2011). A General History of the Science and Practice of Music. Cambridge University Press. p. 131. ISBN   978-1-108-02996-4.
  3. Kopp, James B. (1 January 2012). The Bassoon. Yale University Press. p. 1694. ISBN   978-0-300-18364-1.