For sale, an Amati ABN41 bassoon in outstanding condition. The ABN41 model Amati bassoon is a solid instrument with an impressive level of keywork, including high D key and right hand thumb rollers. It is ideal for beginner to intermediate playing but is capable of taking you even further. It produces a good tone and is enjoyable to play.
This particular instrument is stamped 'Boosey and Hawkes 400'; it was made by Amati in the Czech Republic but imported and sold by the Boosey and Hawkes company in England. If you need a nice bassoon on a tight budget then this instrument should be your first consideration as these are excellent bassoons for the money.
This bassoon features:
- A warm sound and free blowing response
- Near-perfect nickel silver plating
- Good intonation
- Varnish in near perfect condition
- Advanced key work including high D key, crook key lock, nine rollers and two trill keys, alternate right hand third finger B flat, alternate right hand little finger F sharp, alternate right hand little finger F sharp
- Lined tone holes extending into the bore to reduce bubbling, a lined wing joint and the butt joint lined on the small side
- This bassoon comes with two Amati crooks (nos. 1 and 2), hard case, new silk cleaning pull through, new cork grease and a new leather Kolbl neck strap.
- Buy Back Scheme
- 12 month warranty
This bassoon has received a full service prior to sale and is sold here in perfect playing condition.