A Fox Renard Model 51 short reach bassoon for sale second hand in excellent condition. This is one of two identical instruments we have in stock.
The Fox Model 51 is made of polypropylene which resonates like traditional maple wood and is much more durable. Although maple wood is the norm, don't be fooled by the material, as this bassoon plays amazingly well!
The Fox Renard 51 bassoon is a fully short reach instrument, with modifications for left and right hands to help reach the keys and finger holes easily.
Made by the renowned maker Fox in America, this bassoon has fantastic intonation and a really resonant sound, making it an exceptional bassoon to play on.
If you are looking for a great sounding short reach bassoon, then you should consider this instrument. It is equal in sound quality to other short reach wooden bassoons, including those by Adler, Schreiber and Amati.
This bassoon features:
- A free-blowing and resonant tone
- Impressively accurate intonation
- Bodywork in good overall condition
- Nickel plated keywork in good condition
- Simplified keywork for less weight and better affordability. The bassoon has alternate F# and Bb keys, E-F#/high Eb key, five rollers for little fingers. No whisper key lock, high D key, alternate Bb or G# keys - it's a short reach bassoon that is very playable without these
- Fox body lock
- Fox crook
- New Tutti Fagotti gig bag with back straps
- Includes new silk pull-through bore cleaner, new leather strap and new cork grease
- Part of our Buy Back Scheme
- 12 month warranty
This bassoon has been fully overhauled by us, including all new pads, new corks and felts, complete disassembly of all keys, clean, keywork oil and adjustments, professional set up and much more, and is sold here in outstanding playing condition.
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