For sale, a nice used Schreiber S16 bassoon in excellent condition. We find Schreiber bassoons to be particularly even in tone and intonation, and easy to play on with a smooth, resonant sound.
Schreiber bassoons are well known for their strong build quality and free blowing sound. They are well built, reliable bassoons with good intonation.
This bassoon is easily suitable to get you to grade 8 and beyond.
This bassoon features:
- A particularly nice, even and resonant sound. It has good intonation and is free blowing
- Varnish in very good condition
- Silver-plated keywork in very good condition
- Rubber-lined wing and small side of boot joint
- Rubber-lined finger holes extending into the bore to protect against moisture bubbling
- A good level of keywork including high D key, little finger rollers for fast passages, left thumb whisper key lock, two trill keys (E-F sharp and C sharp trills), RH thumb alternate G sharp, RH third finger alternate B flat, right hand little finger alternate F#
- Two Schreiber crooks, 1 and 2 in length
- Schreiber case in good condition
This bassoon has received a full overhaul and is sold here in outstanding playing condition. All new pads, corks and felts. All keys and the wood have been hand polished and oiled. Keywork has been adjusted and tightened, and much more, ready for its new owner in great condition.
Commission sale on behalf of a private owner.