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Unformatted text preview: b. The tenor joint c. The long piece i. Where the low note keys are on the bassoon d. The bell i. Gives the bassoon the lowest note, B-flat ii. Without this piece, you get a very ugly sound and out of tune sound iii. Can add a paper towel roll in the bell to make a lower A e. The “S curve” i. Also known as the bocal ii. Where the reed gets set on iii. Very expensive to replace and can get broken the easiest f. The reed i. Made of bamboo cane ii. Double reed like oboe but unlike clarinet and saxophone, which also uses reeds iii. Different sizes iv. Very expensive g. Bassoons are usually made out of maple due to the mellow state of the sound (Weissenborn) 3. There are very few examples of bassoon playing but those few examples are very important a. Fantasia i. Sorcerer’s Apprentice b. Weissenborn i. Very important to the bassoon world ii. He wrote the 50 studies that a lot of bassoonist play...
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- Spring '08
- Clef, Bassoon, Contra Bassoon