An Oscar Adler 1357 Sonora bassoon for sale in excellent condition.
This is a great example of the highly regarded Adler 1357/4 bassoon, stamped Sonora, with 25 keys. Adler bassoons are universally loved by bassoon teachers and their students for their great sound, effortless playing characteristics and outstanding reliability. The current new price for this instrument is around £6,800. This bassoon features:
- A lovely free blowing sound with good projection. High notes sound easily and it has a nice resonant bass
- Accurate intonation and tuning
- Varnish in excellent condition for its age
- Silver plating in great condition
- Good specification of key work – high D key, extra low C touch, five rollers, lined finger holes, left hand thumb whisper key lock, three trill keys (E-F#, C# and Eb trills), extra B flat key, extra G sharp key, extra F sharp key
- Part of our Buy Back Scheme
This bassoon was completely overhauled by us 18 months ago and has hardly been played since. The overhaul included all new pads, complete disassembly of all keys, clean, bore oil, keywork oil and adjustments and much more. It has just been given a minor service now before sale, and is sold here in outstanding playing condition.
This bassoon comes with the a Tutti Fagotti case with back straps in new condition, an Adler crook, hand rest, locking pin, new silk pull through, new cork grease, and new neck strap.
Sold on commission on behalf of a private vendor.