How is the bassoon played?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Who invented the bassoon?

The bassoon is a woodwind instrument of the oboe family. Development of the bassoon goes back to the reed instruments of the Egyptians. Alfranio Canon of Ferrara invented the traditional shape of ... Read More »

How to Play the Bassoon?

The bassoon is one of the most beautiful instruments. It was described by the poet Sacheverell Sitwell as "the voice of a sea god speaking." Lyrical and humorous at the same time, it is hard not to... Read More »

How to Care for a Bassoon?

The bassoon is a wonderful instrument, so if you want it to stay in wonderful condition, follow these steps.