For sale, an immaculate Fox 680D bassoon. These bassoons are extremely rare second hand. This particular instrument is only two years old and in mint condition.
Fox have been improving their instruments over the years, and this is the best model we have ever tried. It exhibits a large dynamic range, sweet tone and great flexibility.
Here is what Fox have to say:
Designed for versatility, the Fox Model 680 combines the power and depth of previous 600-level Fox bassoons with the singing, flexible, and expressive tonal characteristics of the 200-level Fox designs. The 680 provides a dark, concentrated, clear tone with a wide dynamic range to meet the needs of the most discriminating professional bassoonist in every application.
This bassoon features:
- Upgraded Gentleman's model cut with long bell joint so fits into a smaller case
- Elegant striped varnish
- Silver plated keywork
- Full professional level keywork including extra rollers we believe over and above the standard model (11 in total), high D and high E keys, left hand thumb crook lock, extra low C touch key, high A whisper key bridge
- Balance hanger
- Lined finger holes extending into the bore
- Hard case with back straps
- Well matched Fox *CVC* R2 crook in number 1 length
Commission sale on behalf of a private owner.
Owing to the value of this instrument we request that potential purchasers visit us to try it (and to take it away using our Try Before You Buy scheme if you like it).