How to Care for a Bassoon?

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

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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 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 »

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 »