Bassoon Reeds

Rimpl K1 Red Contrabassoon Reed


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Rieger K1 shape contrabassoon reed, made by Rimpl. The K1 is the standard contrabassoon shape, with straight blade edges, giving a stable, clear sound and an easy response. This is a professional quality reed.



Throat at wire 1: 11mm

Bahn: 37.8mm

Collar at tip: 35.4mm

Collar at butt: 32.5mm

First wire: 35.3mm

Second wire: 27.2mm

Overall length: 73mm

About Rimpl Reeds

Rimpl reeds are precision-made reeds produced in Germany. We have found them to be uniform in build quality and dimensions, making each reed reliable to use. They are fully finished reeds, ready to play straight out of the box. We are confident that if you try a few reeds in this range you will find some you really love.

Why not take advantage of our discounts?

  • Buy any 3 reeds and we'll discount £6.00 from the price!
  • Buy any 6 or more reeds and we'll discount another £6.00 on top!

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