This baroque bassoon represents a replica of a DEPER instrument dating to around 1700. The Viennese instrument maker M. Deper produced different wooden wind instruments amongst others also baroque bassoons. The original instrument is part of the collection of the late Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
This instrument represents a replica of a Savary instrument dating back to 1823. It is part of the collection of William Waterhouse.
Jean-Nicolas Savary (1786 – 1853) was an instrument maker and bassoon player in Paris. He exclusively produced bassoons. During his lifetime he committed himself to the classical bassoon.
The original instrument is part of the Lorenzo Alpert collection. This bassoon shows the following inscription on the boot joint: “Conservatoire de Musique et Déclamation, 1er Prix de Basson décerné à F. VILLAUFRET, à l’Unananimtié, Concours 1852”.
François Villaufret was bassoon player at the Opéra de Paris from 1852 until 1888.
Instrument aimed at children starting to play the instrument (age bracket 7 – 12 years)
BASSETTO mini bassoons in G are fabricated from selected Swiss Maplewood. The bore of the narrow boot joint and the wing joints are lined. The silver-plated keywork provides for an ergonomic and comfortable playing position. All instruments are provided with Fagottino-Bag and accessories.
BASSETTO mini bassoon are offered in three models:
This instrument does not have a low B key and Bb key thus providing an easier and improved playing position as well as an interesting price level for beginners.
Tone range: G – d’’
Comes with low H and Bb keys as standard
Tone range : F – d’’
A mini bassoon for higher levels. This instrument provides the following additional features:
Bocals are handcrafted in our own manufacturing unit at the highest quality standards.
Thanks to our different mensures, materials and wall thickness’ we can produce for every instrument and player the perfect bocal.
BASSETTO bocals can be tested at our address
For price information please contact us.