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Goulding & Co.; Goulding d'Almaine & Co.
London, Great Britain (England, United Kingdom, GB, UK)
English firm of music dealers, publishers and instrument makers founded by George Goulding in ca 1786. They entered into partnership with a number of other makers and Goulding's name was dropped by ca 1836. Between the years 1798 and 1803 the company used the mark GOUDLING & CO./LONDON while trading in St. James Street and Pall Mall. Thomas D'Almaine was associated with Goulding between 1800 and 1836.
The catalog dated 1800 of the London firm, Goulding, Phipps, & D’Almaine, lists transverse flutes with one key to six keys; transverse flutes a second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, even seventh, and octave higher than normal; and English Flutes, Concerts, plain / Do. do. Seconds and Thirds / Do. do. Fifths, Sixths, and Octaves (Lasocki 2012).
Between 1825 and 1836 the firm traded under the titles 'Goulding, D'Almaine & Co.' and also 'Goulding D'Almaine'. Instruments bearing the name of Goulding include recorders, flageolets, clarinets and bassoons.
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