Fox Bassoons

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Throughout it history, Fox has sought to find and develop technical expertise and has been receptive to modifying its instruments to suit the needs and tastes of its customers. It supplies a broad base of bassoonists around the world.

 

 

IV
Long Bore



The model IV was the original Fox plastic bassoon.  Standard keywork includes a high D key and a ring key.  With its plastic body it is an ideal choice for a well-equipped, low-cost bassoon. 

$5799.50

III
Long Bore



This is our nicest plastic body bassoon.  The metal bands give the appearance of a wood body instrument.  Silver plating is standard.  It's a popular choice among organizations needing the durability of the plastic combined with a refined appearance.

$6899.50

II
Long Bore



This is the modern version of the original Fox Bassoon.  It has been continuously developed under the supervision of Alan Fox since 1970.  This bassoon has benefited from our constant research programs resulting in a good instrument of the past becoming a great instrument today. 

$28,995.50

I
Long Bore



The model I bassoon is acoustically identical to the model II bassoon.  The difference between them is in the addition of ten rollers for the right and left hand thumbs. 

$20,499.00

 

 
 

101
Short Bore



Accoustically, the 101 is identical to the model 201 bassoon.  The difference between them is in the addition of ten rollers for the right and left hand thumbs. 

$21,499.00

201
Short Bore



The short bore design provides a singing voice that opens up in the solo register.  An excellent choice for players who prefer a slightly higher pitched instrument with flexibility and a clarity of voice that is not available in the thick wall designs. 

$25,500.50

660
Thick Wall/Short Bore



Thick wall bassoons are known their bigger and more resonant sound.  The model 660 is voiced for use around A:442.  This provides a more open tone quality compared to lower pitched models.  It also provides a sense of greater flexibility to the player.

$28,200 /Mountain Maple

$28,200 /Red Maple

601
Thick Wall/Long Bore



Thick wall bassoons are known for their bigger and more resonant sound.  The model 601 is voiced for use close to A:440 which gives it a warmer tone compared to higher pitched models.  This design can deliver more power when pushed; yet can still easily handle soft attacks.

$28,200

 
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