For sale, a near-mint condition Amati ABN41 bassoon in excellent condition, stamped "Corton" that has been very carefully looked after. 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.
"Corton" is a brand name of the well-known instrument maker Amati in the Czech Republic. 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
- Excellent condition nickel silver plating
- Good intonation
- Varnish in very 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 an Amati crook/bocal, a Tutti Fagotti gig bag with back straps, new silk cleaning pull through, new cork grease and a new leather Kolbl neck strap.
- Part of our Buy Back Scheme
- 12 month warranty
This bassoon has received a complete overhaul including full re-pad, bore oil and much more, and is sold here in perfect playing condition.