How to Break in a New Bassoon Reed?

Answer Every bassoonist knows how awful new reeds sound, but they sure don't want to keep playing on those moldy crusty old reeds either. Here's how to make your reed sound great.

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How to Keep Your Bassoon Reed Clean?

If you play bassoon-you know how frustrating it is to keep a reed nice.

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 Care for a Bassoon?

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