For sale, a Schreiber S16 bassoon stamped 'Mirafone' with a lovely sound. This bassoon was made by Schreiber in Germany. Mirafones are particularly nice examples of Schreiber bassoons, manufactured specially for Mirafone with unique upgrades including the unusual dark varnish and an extra E flat trill key, plus other non-standard upgrades for the time including rubber-lined finger holes extending into the bore.
This bassoon features:
- A particularly nice, even and resonant sound. It has good intonation and is free blowing
- Lovely dark 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
- Advanced level mechanism including high D key, little finger rollers for fast passages, crook key lock, three trill keys (E-F sharp, E flat and C sharp trills), RH thumb alternate G sharp, RH third finger alternate B flat
- Schreiber crook
- Part of our Buy Back Scheme
- 12 month warranty
This bassoon has just received a complete overhaul, including full re-pad, bore oiled and much more, and is offered here in fantastic playing condition.
It has all the accessories you need to get going, including: a case, new silk pull through, new padded leather neck strap and new cork grease.
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