For sale, a Fox Renard 222 bassoon in very good condition. These 222 bassoons rarely come up for sale second hand and are highly capable instruments.
Fox bassoons are made to a very high standard. This Fox Model 222 bassoon is their entry level maple wood bassoon and was made in 1998. 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 a few very small surface knocks here and there
- Nickel silver plated keywork in excellent condition
- A good specification of keywork including left hand third finger key to help those with smaller hands, two trill keys, alternate F#, G# and Bb keys, four rollers
- Mechanism includes metal finger holes extending into the bore in the wing joint and spring loaded body lock
- Part of our Buy Back Scheme
- One Year Warranty
This bassoon has been completely overhauled, including all new corks and felts, all new pads, professional keywork set up, multiple bore oil and much more. It is offered for sale in outstanding playing condition.
It comes with Tom and Will gig bag with back straps in very good condition, a Fox crook, a silk pull-through swab, cork grease and leather neck strap.