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Bassoon - Wikipedia


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 .... of sticks" is somewhat misl...

Where did the Bassoon come from? - Musical Instruments


The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.

Bassoon Resource History


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 ...

Bassoon - OnMusic Dictionary - Term


May 18, 2016 ... ... jointed instrument in France, come be known as the bassoon. ... on the name from other countries outside of France were kept to denote the ...

Bassoon: History & Facts - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com


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 ...

A Brief History of the Bassoon | Reverb


May 16, 2016 ... So how did such a bizarre and beautiful musical machine come to be? ... The ancient history of the bassoon is fairly murky, but ancestors of the ... 12th century, having probably arrived there from the Middle East, where similar ...

Who invented the bassoon? | Reference.com


Frenchman Martin Hottetere invented the bassoon around the 1650s, ... The true four-section bassoon slowly began to replace the curtal in many countries around the world;... ... When did the first successful parachute jump take place?

Instruments of the Orchestra - Bassoon


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!

Bassoon - New World Encyclopedia


Coming into the twentieth century the Heckel-style German model of bassoon .... largely due to the spread of the hautbois to countries outside of France. ... The ending is written so that the fourth bassoon does not play in the final chord; instead ...

bassoon | musical instrument | Britannica.com


May 11, 2010 ... The bassoon's reed is made by bending double a shaped strip of cane. ... to the long joint and bell, where the holes are controlled by keywork ...