Bassoon Reeds

Rimpl K2 Black Contrabassoon Reed


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The Rieger K2 shape contrabassoon reed, by Rimpl, is an alternative shape to the standard K1 shape commonly used. The K2 has convex blade edges, rather than straight, which gives a slightly darker sound but without losing focus. This is a professional quality reed.



Throat at wire 1: 11mm

Bahn: 37.5mm

Collar at tip: 35.2mm

Collar at butt: 37.56mm

First wire: 35.2mm

Second wire: 27mm

Overall length: 73.1mm

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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Please contact us if you need advice on which reed(s) to buy.



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