Fox 201D bassoon for sale in great condition. The Fox 201D model has been tried, tested and widely loved by professional players worldwide for decades. The 201D is Fox's short bore design, which gives greater dynamic range and flexibility to the sound.
This particular instrument was made in 2002. There is a significant following for Fox professional bassoons thanks to their even, resonant sound and easy playing characteristics. This is a great soloist orchestral instrument but also versatile in other settings.
Given that the new price for a professional Fox bassoon can be up to £37,000, these older pro Fox bassoons are exceptional value for money.
This bassoon features:
- A lovely even sound, warm and resonant
- Great intonation
- Extra flexibility with the short bore design
- Impressive projection with a good dynamic range
- Silver plated keywork in good condition
- Varnish in good condition
- German silver finger hole liners extending into the bore
- French style bell ring
- A professional level of keywork including high E and D keys, left thumb whisper key lock, C# trill, E-F# trill, Eb trill, alternate Bb-Ab-F# keys, extra low C key, 7 rollers including two for the right hand thumb
- Fox hard case in good condition
- Fox T2 crook/bocal (latest professional model from Fox)
This bassoon has been fully serviced by us and is sold in optimal playing and cosmetic condition.
Commission sale on behalf of a private owner.