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A beautiful Heckel 5000 series bassoon for sale second hand. This bassoon has a sweet sound and is very even in tone throughout.

Suitable for a professional player, the high notes are really easy and in tune, and the keywork has been restored and is like a new instrument. Includes high D and E keys, little finger rollers, silver finger holes extending into the bore, there really is nothing left to do on this instrument - it is fully ready for professional playing with a gorgeous sound!

Heckel bassoons are rare and sought after for their beautiful sound and flexible tone. The owner has asked us to price this instrument competitively for a quick sale so don't hesitate if you are in the market for an amazing upgrade!

Hear this Heckel 5000 bassoon being played:

In particular this bassoon features:

  • An even and silky tone, characteristic of a fine quality 5000 series Heckel. High register solos are exceptionally easy and beautiful on this instrument, which really sings up there. Good dynamic range and very responsive
  • Accurate intonation
  • Silver plating in perfect condition
  • Varnish with some age-related wear but looks characterful and pleasing to the eye
  • Original Heckel stamps visible throughout
  • Professional level of keywork including high D and E keys, right hand whisper key lock, five rollers, alternate Bb-F#-G#, C# and E-F# trill keys
  • Silver finger-hole liners extending into the bore to aid against bubbling. 
  • Well matched Heckel CC crook/bocal

 This bassoon is sold in outstanding playing condition. All pads are like new.

Commission sale on behalf of a private vendor.

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