For sale, an immaculate Schreiber S16 bassoon with a lovely sound.
The German made, Schreiber S16 model is famed for its strong build quality and free blowing sound. They are well built, reliable bassoons with good intonation.
This bassoon is in close to perfect condition, having been very well looked after by its one owner. It is very nice to play, and 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
- Original varnish in very good condition
- Nickel 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
- Metal-capped tenons for extra strength
- Advanced level mechanism including high D key, little finger rollers for fast passages, left thumb crook 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#
This bassoon has received a full service, bore oil, professional set up and much more, and is offered here in fantastic playing condition and ready to play.
It has all the accessories you need to get going, including: a Schreiber case in immaculate condition, two Schreiber crooks (nos. 1 and 2), new silk pull through, new padded leather neck strap and new cork grease.
Commission sale on behalf of a private owner.
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