The bassoon Its history, construction, makers, players, and music by Will Jansen

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Number of Pages2140
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ISBN 109060274466
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Make sure Low D, C# and Whisper keys are used. Variations on Eb include: a. No resonance key b. Use 1st finger, right hand instead of 2nd finger, right hand c.

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I am a bassoon. I am the biggest instrument in the woodwind family so I play the lowest notes. Like my friend the oboe, I use a double reed to blow through. I have a very big brother. He is called the contra-bassoon. He plays very, very low notes that make the floor wobble.

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Chapters include the instrument, the reed, tone. James B. Kopp has performed professionally as a bassoonist, contrabassoonist, and early bassoonist for more than twenty years. He has an international reputation as a clinician and maker of reeds for bassoon, contrabassoon, and early bassoon. His articles on the history and acoustics of woodwind instruments have appeared in many journals and reference books, and he is a senior.

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