Four nameless bass chalumeaux or clarinets curiously dating from the eighteenth century and having from one to six keys also look like among the many earliest examples, and one in particular has been recommended to date from before 1750. However, the authenticity of at the least one of these instruments has been wondered. Additional designs were built by many other makers, including Dumas of Sommières who called his instrument a "Basse guerrière" in 1807; Nicola Papalini, c. 1810 an odd design, in the form of a serpentine series of curves, carved out of wood; George Catlin of Hartford, Connecticut "clarion" c. 1810; Sautermeister of Lyons "Basse orgue" in 1812; Gottlieb Streitwolf in 1828; and Catterino Catterini "glicibarifono" in the 1830s. These last four, and a few others of the same period, had bassoon like folded shapes, and most had prolonged ranges. A directly bodied device with no extended range was produced in 1832 by Isaac Dacosta and Auguste Buffet. Music is every so often encountered written for the bass clarinet in A, e. g. in Wagner operas, and Mahler or Rachmaninov symphonies; this music also tends to be written in bass clef even though not continually e. g.