manufacturers of "modern" keywork take into consideration anthropometric issues more than old manufacturers did.. data is nowadays easily gathered so this makes it easier for engineers specialized in design to take the right decisions.
Selmer style keywork is what most people are referring to when they say modern keywork. Selmer's balanced action horns and later have a different feel than say a vintage Buescher or Conn(excepting the 28m).Rowka said:What makes modern keywork different than, um, older keywork?
When did keywork become modern?
Whoa! Jacobeid and I were typing at exactly the same time.jacobeid said:I think "modern" keywork started with the mark VI keywork, since pretty much all horns base their keywork design off of that design.
A number of things are different from old keywork to modern keywork. Check out the left hand pinky table, palm key height, offset lower stack keys, etc.
The color of the beard.Rowka said:What makes modern keywork different than, um, older keywork?