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The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music .... The origins of the dulcian are obscure, but by the mid-16th century it was available in as many as eight different sizes, from soprano to great bass.

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The modern bassoon has a colorful and complex past. It evolved from a 16th century instrument known by a variety of names - curtal or curtail (English), basson ...

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How well do you know the history of the Bassoon? Read about the origins and the most influential innovators/players of this instrument!

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The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically ... The origins of the dulcian are obscure, but by the mid-sixteenth century it was ...

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May 16, 2016 ... The clown of the orchestra. The farting bedpost. Whatever you like to call it, the bassoon is one of the most intriguing members of the woodwind ...

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The forerunner of modern bassoons and oboes was a kind of shawm which ... the bomhardes (from the Latin bombus meaning “muffled sound”, “rumble”).

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While not as famous as a clarinet or a tuba, the bassoon has had the greatest amount of sheer staying power in the ... Timpani: Definition, History & Facts.

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Define bassoon: a double-reed woodwind instrument having a long U-shaped conical tube connected to the mouthpiece by a thin metal tube and a usual…

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bassoon: The principal bass instrument of the orchestral woodwind family. The bassoon's reed is made by bending double a shaped strip of cane. ... From its origin in the South, the blues' simple but expressive forms had become by the 1960s ...