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Fox Bassoons Australia

Together with Fox Bassoons Australia founder, John Cran, we have been promoting and selling these fine quality bassoons in this country since the 1980s. The Fox and Renard bassoons range from basic models suitable for beginners, through to top professional-quality instruments. The models shown here are our best-sellers but contact us to order any Fox or Renard model with any of the keywork options available. We also support your purchase by offering periodic servicing and supplying Fox parts and accessories, as required.

Renard Model 41 (NEW) – P.O.A

Ideal student instrument. Best choice for schools.Excellent tone and intonation. Durable polypropylene body. Plateau key for 3rd finger LH, overcoming what can be an awkward stretch.

Renard Model 51 (NEW) – P.O.A

Short-reach keywork design for younger students or those with small hands.Photos show modifications from Fox standard keywork : phone for more details. Durable polypropylene body. Ideal for primary school music programs.

Renard Model 222D (NEW) – P.O.A

Top quality craftsmanship at a very affordable price. Silver plated keywork, French bell ring, high D key, 3rd finger LH ring key. Kolbl case which can be worn as a backpack. Suit serious student.

Renard Model 242D (NEW) – P.O.A

Superb value short-bore wooden instrument. High D key. Piano key lock. Beautiful tone and intonation. Suit serious student or amateur player. In stock now.

Renard Artist Model 240D (NEW) – P.O.A

Beautiful short-bore semi-pro model. Many extras including high D key, high E key and balance hanger. Kolbl case which can be worn as a backpack.

Second-hand bassoons

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All prices include GST and are quoted in Australian dollars. Contact us for GST-free prices for schools.

For further information, or to try these fine instruments, please contact us.

Reeds and cane

Reeds and cane

Since 1979, we have been making our bassoon reeds for many customers around the world. For your convenience, we now also stock finest quality European-made contrabassoon  and baroque bassoon reeds.

Student bassoon reeds

Kool Reeds – $27.50

Easy-blowing reeds designed for students

Fagottino – $30.00

Attractive colours. Light and easy to blow. Narrower shape. Smaller bore to fit fagottino crook.

Professional bassoon reeds

MS – $33.00

Medium-soft, burgundy binding

M – $33.00

Medium, yellow binding

MH – $33.00

Medium-hard. New binding colour: silver.

MK – $33.00

Medium strength, narrower shape, red binding. Bright sound, slightly higher pitch.

Contrabassoon Reeds – $44.00

Finest quality German-made contrabassoon reeds. Medium strength.

Baroque Bassoon Reeds – $44.00

Baroque Bassoon Reeds. High-quality, European-made

Prepared cane

For those who like to make their own reeds.

Cane: gouged, shaped, profiled and scored – $5.50

Gouged, shaped, profiled and scored cane, ready to make up into your own reeds

All prices GST inclusive and quoted in Australian dollars. Export orders deduct 10% GST. Handling charge of $11.80 per order applies. Additional charges for express delivery or overseas postage.

Accessories

High-quality bassoon accessories

We supply the full range of Fox parts and accessories. POA

Marcus Bonna cases – $635.00

Amazingly compact, lightweight but strong, we believe this is the best bassoon backpack on the market.(Bassoon is for illustrative purposes only.) Black and brown in stock now

Contra Stand – $220.00

Contrabassoon Stand

Cork Grease – $5.50

Cork grease (stick)

Reed tongue, black – $3.30

Marcus Bonna leather cases – $770.00

Make a statement with one of these stylish leather cases! Phone or email us to order.

Zappatini Synthesis Harness – $132.00

Swiss designed and made. This harness enables freedom of movement, correct posture and unrestricted breathing. Suitable for both male and female bassoonists. Now also available in white.

Leather Seat Strap – $22.00

Silk Pull-through Cleaner – $33.00

Highly absorbent, goes through wing and boot joints

Reed case for three reeds – $27.50

Elegant case with black imitation leather cover

Reed Case, plastic for 4 reeds – $30.00

Crook Case – $203.50

Protect your valuable crooks. Holds up to 4.

Bassoon Stand – $132.00

Bassoon is for illustrative purposes only.

All prices GST inclusive and quoted in Australian dollars.

Tools

Reed-making tools and accessories

We supply reed-making tools and accessories from Georg Rieger and Reeds ‘n Stuff.

Contact us to discuss your requirements or view our product range below.

Tools

Tool Kit A – $242.00

Adjust your reeds using Tool Kit A:leather tool case containing pliers, diamond-coated reamer, scraping knife, mandrel, reed tongue and sandpaper.

Tool Kit B – $275.00

Add Tool Kit B to make up your own reeds from blanks: brass wire, trimming knife, binding thread, glue, drying board, spiral reamer and cutting block, plus 20 pieces of gouged, shaped, profiled and scored cane.

CD’s

Bassoon music

Trio for bassoon, clarinet and piano – $22.00

Presenting the acclaimed world premiere recording of William Hurlstone’s Trio for bassoon, clarinet and piano. Enjoy this beautiful CD of romantic English music, played by Peter Musson (bassoon), Murray Khouri (clarinet) and Stephen Emmerson (piano). Available for $22 from Musson Bassoon Reeds.

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