The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically
plays music ... The word bassoon comes from French basson and from Italian
bassone ... sticks" is somewhat misleadi...
Bassoon. Wind (double reed). Italy. Difficult (months). Bass clarinet. Wind (single
reed). Cuíca. Percussion (drum). Brazil. Simple (days). Willow flute.
However, the bassoon did not come into its own as an instrument separate from
the dulcian family until members of the Hotteterre family began to tweak with ...
You blow through the reed and noise comes out! ... Usually Maple wood is used,
the bassoon makers usually carve out holes for the fingers and line them with ...
The Bassoon. The bassoon is a long pipe, doubled in half, made of wood, with
many keys. ... It takes a lot of breath to make sound come out of such a long pipe!
Dec 21, 2012 ... No original French bassoon from this period survives, but if it did, it would .... due
to the spread of the hautbois to countries outside of France.
Despite its size and deep sound the bassoon is able to play very fast notes. ...
David Horne decided to include a contrabassoon in Emerging Dances as did ...
The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that ... as the
latter term did not come into general use until somewhat later (Jansen 1978). ...
No original French bassoon from this period survives, but if it did, it would most
likely .... the name curtall and the different variations on the name from other
The English name of "bassoon" comes from a more general term referring to the
.... The separate joints, where they connect, are wrapped in either cork or string,
... H. Owen Reed, features the instrument prominently, as does the transcription
Jun 9, 2013 ... They possess a contrivance which does not exist at the present day on any ... The
copies of these made by Samme in this country are not far inferior to .... his
favourite instruments, the bassoon comes very little behind them.