For sale, a Fox Renard 222D bassoon in outstanding condition with high D key.
Fox are an American company making bassoons to a very high standard. This Fox Model 222D bassoon is their entry level maple wood bassoon. The bore and tone hole dimensions are based on Fox’s Model II professional bassoon, so this bassoon makes a great sound and is capable of being played to a high standard.
This bassoon features:
- Excellent sound quality, playing with good evenness and producing a nice, warm tone
- Intonation is very good throughout the range
- Original varnish in excellent condition with only the occasional small surface knock here and there
- Silver plated keywork in great condition
- A good specification of keywork including high D key, left hand third finger key to help those with smaller hands, two trill keys, alternate F#, G# and Bb keys, four rollers, left thumb whisper key lock
- Mechanism includes metal finger holes extending into the bore in the wing joint and spring loaded body lock
- Supplied with Fox CVC1 and CVX2 crooks in good condition, hard case, new cork grease, new pull through, new neck strap
This bassoon has been serviced and is offered for sale in excellent playing condition.
Sold on commission on behalf of a private owner.
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