For sale, a second hand 4000 series Heckel bassoon with a sweet, resonant sound. This Heckel bassoon has been fully restored recently, first in Holland by a well known repairer, then finished off here at Double Reed to our exacting standards. It has everything going for it: the Heckel sound, great intonation, and fully professional level keywork including high D and high E keys.
Hear this Heckel being played:
In particular, this bassoon features:
- Excellent projection
- A sweet, characterful sound
- Varnish in good condition
- Silver plating in good condition
- Dutch leg rest
- Fully professional specification including high E key, high D key, left hand thumb whisper key lock, four rollers, high G ring key, E-F# trill, C# trill, alternate F# Bb G#(Ab) keys
This bassoon has been completely restored and renovated, including all new pads, corks and felts, multiple bore oil and much more, and is sold here in outstanding playing condition.
The bassoon comes with a shallow-bend Heckel CDV2 crook which works very well and is a good match, a wooden hard case, new neck strap, new silk pull through, new cork grease.
This instrument is being sold on commission on behalf of a private vendor.