Lightweight and compact but sturdy. No removable screws or pins.
Add Tool Kit B to make up your own reeds from blanks: long forming mandrel, brass wire, trimming knife, binding thread, glue, drying board, easel, cutting block, plus 20 pieces of gouged, shaped, profiled and scored cane. Includes container.
Adjust your reeds using Tool Kit A:leather tool case containing pliers, spiral reamer, diamond-coated reamer, scraping knife, mandrel, reed tongue and sandpaper.
Beautiful short-bore semi-pro model at our special discount price. Extras now include high E key, balance hanger, Ab-Bb trill key, rollers on low C and D keys. IN STOCK NOW
BORE: short bore
BODY: Aged Red Maple. French bell, Natural rubber linings in wing and small bore of boot. Nickel silver water tubes extending into bore. Joint lock. Corked tenons
KEYWORK: Full German system with silver plating. High D and E keys. LH whisper key lock. Alt low C plate. Ab – Bb trill key. Rollers for R little finger F and Ab. Rollers for L little finger Eb and Db. Rollers for R thumb Bb and F#. Rollers on low C and D keys. Crowned pancake key.
CROOKS: Nos T2 and T3
ACCESSORIES: Marcus Bonna case, reedcase and reed, neck strap, seat strap, hand rest, balance hanger, pull-through cleaners, care cloth
The perfect student wooden bassoon. Top quality craftsmanship at a very affordable price. Silver plated keywork, French bell ring, high D key. Price now includes balance hanger. IN STOCK NOW
BORE – Long bore
BODY – Naturally aged maple. French bell (metal ring). Body lock. Linings in the wing joint and small bore of boot joint
KEYWORK – Nickel silver key castings and machined key parts. Silver plating. Metal tubes extending into the bore in the finger holes of the wing joint to prevent water entering the tone holes. All posts set in epoxy resin and spring posts locked with screws. Full German-system keywork.
Wing joint: High D key. 3rd finger LH choice of plateau key or ring key. LH piano key lock.
Long joint: Rollers on Eb and Db. Alt. low C plate (not shown in photo)
Boot joint: Rollers on F and Ab keys
CROOKS – Nos C1 and C2
ACCESSORIES – New-look Fox case; can be worn as a backpack. Handrest, reed, reedcase, seat strap, neck strap, balance hanger. Pull-through cleaners, care cloth.
Short-reach keywork design for younger students or those with small hands.Photos show modifications from Fox standard keywork. Durable polypropylene body. Ideal for primary or middle school music programs. IN STOCK NOW
BORE – long bore
BODY – Polypropylene. German bell (white ring). Body lock. Metal tubes extending into bore in finger holes on wing joint. Choice of special low palm guard for small hands, or standard hand rest.
KEYWORK – Nickel silver key castings. Nickel plating. All posts set in epoxy. Spring posts locked with screws.
Wing joint: No high D octave key. 3rd finger LH plateau key to reduce finger stretch
Long joint: Eb and Db moved closer to other keys. Rollers on Eb and Db keys
Boot: No C# trill key. No thumb G#. No Bb trill key. Keys moved closer together to eliminate wide stretches. Rollers on F and Ab keys
CROOKS – Nos 1 and 2, C bore.
ACCESSORIES – New-look Fox case; can be worn as backpack. Reed, reedcase, seat strap. Pull-through cleaners, care cloth.
NB The Renard 51 is suitable for younger students whose hands are too small to play standard bassoon keywork. For general school use, the Renard 41 is the preferred option.
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. Take advantage of our discount price. BACK IN STOCK SOON!
BORE – Long bore
BODY – Polypropylene. German bell (white ring). Body lock. Metal tubes extending into bore in finger holes on wing joint.
KEYWORK – Nickel silver key castings and machined key parts. Nickel plating. Full German-system keywork.
Wing joint: 3rd finger LH plateau key.
Long joint: Rollers on Eb and Db.
Boot joint: Rollers on F and Ab keys
CROOKS – Nos 1 and 2, C bore
ACCESSORIES – New-look Fox case; can be worn as a backpack. Handrest, reed, reedcase, seat strap. Pull-through cleaners, care cloth.
Cork grease (stick)
Highly absorbent, goes through wing and boot joints. Available in black or purple.
Elegant case with black imitation leather cover
Rico reed case for 5 bassoon reeds. Airtight, self-regulates humidity. Includes 2-way humidity control pack.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT PRICE: $20
Black leather seat strap with hook
Swiss designed and made. This harness enables freedom of movement, correct posture and unrestricted breathing. Suitable for both male and female bassoonists. Available in black or white, standard, small and large.
Make the ultimate statement with this eye-catching crocodile leather case! (for those concerned about threatened species, this is crocodile-patterned only) Can be worn as a backpack or with the new single shoulder strap option. Plastic rain cover included. IN STOCK NOW!
Amazingly compact, lightweight but strong, we believe this is the best bassoon backpack on the market.(Bassoon is for illustrative purposes only.) Can be worn as a backpack or with the new single shoulder strap option. Plastic rain cover included. IN STOCK NOW: black, red, wine, dark blue, turquoise, brown.
Gouged, shaped, profiled and scored cane, ready to make up into your own reeds
Baroque Bassoon Reeds. High-quality, European-made
Finest quality German-made contrabassoon reeds. Medium strength.
Medium strength, bright sound, red binding.