A rare 9000 series Heckel bassoon for sale. This bassoon has been played at the highest level in the UK and is of outstanding quality. It has a golden, floating tenor register, easy projection and precise intonation. A Heckel bassoon like this brings fresh possibilities of tonal colour and expression.
Heckel 9000 series bassoons are renowned for the their golden tone qualities and give the impression of effortless playing
This bassoon has been fully overhauled in-house by our specialist bassoon repair team including: all new pads, corks and felts, bore oil, keywork oil, spring tension adjustment, pad height correction and more. It is in perfect playing order.
This bassoon features:
- A stunning even sound with amazing projection
- Smooth tone and precise intonation
- Heckel striped varnish in good used condition with all original Heckel stamps intact
- Silver plated keywork in perfect condition
- A professional level of keywork including high D and high E keys, 11 rollers, alternate F#-G#-Bb keys, C# and E-F# trills, Ab/Bb trill for right hand thumb, right hand whisper key lock
- Balance hanger
- Nicely matched Heckel CCE1 crook/bocal
- Original case
Owing to the value of this instrument we are not able to send it out by courier, so it needs to be tried at our premises prior to taking it for a trial if required. If taken on trial it will need to be insured by the triallee.
Commission sale on behalf of a private owner.