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  The Bassoon
The bassoon is a double-reed woodwind instrument with a conical bore air column, the bass member of the oboe family.
The tube, 2.79 m (9 ft 2 in) long, is bent to make a height of 1.22 m (4 ft) and consists of a metal crook on which the reed is placed and four sections of maple or pearwood: the tenor, the butt, the bass, and the bell.
The characteristic sound of a bassoon is influenced by a strong formant, as illustrated by the accompanying waveforms.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/music/basoon.html   (177 words)

  
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The bassoon is the bass member of the woodwind family.
The bassoon is considered to have a register tone similar to that of the human voice, particularly in the central and upper register.
Bassoon music is written in untransposed bass clef, while tenor clef is frequently used for the higher ranges.
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 Bassoon, bassoon information, contra bassoon
The bassoon is a double reed instrument and the bass voice of the bassoon.
The bassoon is widely known as the "clown" of the woodwinds because it's often used to.
bassoon the principal tenor and bass instrument of the orchestral woodwind family bassoon.
www.funfind.net /bassoon.html   (296 words)

  
 Bassoon - MHN Instrument Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The French word for bassoon, "fagot", was first used in the 14th century, and actually means "a bundle of sticks".
Most bassoons are still made out of wood, though some manufacturers have experimented with metal.
Early bassoons were also used during French military campaigns or outdoor festivals By the late 18th century, the bassoon was featured in French and British theatrical and chamber ensembles and also accompanied the organ during church services.
www.si.umich.edu /chico/instrument/pages/bassoon_gnrl.html   (382 words)

  
 Bassoon
The bassoon itself first appeared about 1650, and by the end of the 1700’s, it had from 4 to 8 keys.
Similar to its cousin, the oboe, it has a double reed, though its reed is larger and the cane must be bound together with wire and heavy thread.
Bassoons are usually made of maple wood, although some models are now made of ebonite (hard, fl rubber).
library.thinkquest.org /5116/bassoon.htm   (441 words)

  
 Bassoon Fingering Charts - The Woodwind Fingering Guide
The fingerings apply to both bassoons and contrabassoons.
Bassoon Fingering Chart (Bruce Hammel) · A graphical fingering chart of basic and trill fingerings with descriptions.
Bassoon Fingering Chart (Glenn West) · A.pdf file of primary fingerings and notes on often mis-fingered notes.
www.wfg.woodwind.org /bassoon   (127 words)

  
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A Bassoon stop pitched an octave lower, at 16' or 32'.
Bassoon A member of the oboe family, the bassoon has similarly descended from the medieval shawm though in this case from thre.
The bassoon concert repertoire extends from the early Baroque via Antonio.
www.purefirewall.com /bassoon.html   (258 words)

  
 Bassoon, bassoon music, bassoon bocal
It was called the French bassoon in England and Germany bassoon.
Bassoon Examinations - Bassoon examination syllabus from levels 1 to 8 from the.
bassoon With a sound that by turns can be haunting, jaunty, or comical, the bassoon is one of the most interesting voices in the woodwind section of an.
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 The Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp
The Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp is a ten-day summer gathering for bassoonists of late high school or college age and above and all skill levels held at Wildacres Retreat in Little Switzerland, NC.
Weber Bassoon Concerto (Universal Edition required for performers) Class 2.
If you are a current or former camp attendee, and have recently earned a position, had a special performance or honor, please e-mail the webmaster.
bassooncamp.com   (423 words)

  
 Bassoon Studio
Terri Ilioff Fenlon's bassoon studio has successfully developed and educated many flourishing bassoon students.
Master of Music, Bassoon Performance; Peabody Conservatory of Music, Baltimore, MD Graduate Performance Diploma, Bassoon; Peabody Conservatory of Music, Baltimore, MD Bachelor of Music Education; Towson University, Towson, MD Performance Experience:
Private Bassoon Instructor: Private studio in Baltimore and Ellicott City, MD Adjudicator: Maryland State Solo and Ensemble
www.bassoonlessons.com   (149 words)

  
 Bassoon Sheet Music By Gary Hess: - Encyclopedia Of Reading Rhythms - Method - 1700573EJ
Bassoon Sheet Music By Gary Hess: - Encyclopedia Of Reading Rhythms - Method - 1700573EJ
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This book has a difficulty rating of 1 on a scale of 1 to 6 with 6 being the hardest.
www.bassoonlagoon.com /1700573.html   (230 words)

  
 DANIEL SMITH: Jazz, Classical and Crossover Artist of the Bassoon
DANIEL SMITH: Jazz, Classical and Crossover Artist of the Bassoon
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