How is the bassoon made?

Answer The bassoon is an instrument that is distinctive in both its sound and its appearance. Reaching up above the orchestra or band, it makes music that is lower than other woodwinds. Most bassoons are ... Read More »

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What is a bassoon?

The bassoon is a musical instrument belonging to the woodwind family and is popular for use in symphony orchestras, woodwind ensembles and operas or other theatrical outlets. It is the largest, in ... Read More »

How to Finance a Bassoon?

A bassoon is a long, conical woodwind instrument that uses a double-reed on the mouthpiece. Music from the bassoon is in the tenor and bass ranges, and the bassoon has been used in orchestras since... Read More »

How is the bassoon played?

Players of the bassoon, one of the lower voices in the woodwind family, use a combination of lung power, mouth position and a set of keyed holes to play the instrument.BassoonBassoon Resource descr... Read More »

Who was the inventor of the bassoon?

Martin Hotteterre of Paris is thought to be the inventor of the modern day bassoon. It is thought he developed it in the 1650s. Hotteterre is given credit for the invention, though it is possible t... Read More »