This bassoon is now sold
An immaculate Schreiber S71 (also known as a 5071) bassoon for sale. We are always delighted when a really nice Schreiber S71 bassoon comes along, thanks to their lovely playing characteristics and strong build quality. This one is made from a striking and beautiful piece of figured maple, particularly prominent on the bell joint. It is in near mint condition throughout.
The S71 has some nice extras like the right hand thumb rollers and most of all the lovely even tone, making it a great choice for anyone looking to upgrade to something really dependable.
This bassoon features:
- A silky, smooth evenness of tone and a lively roundness to the sound
- Very good intonation
- Varnish in perfect condition
- Silver plating in near perfect condition
- High quality extras like metal tenon rings for strength
- Lined finger holes extending into the bore to aid against bubbling
- An excellent level of keywork including high D key, left hand thumb whisper key lock, nine rollers including four for the right hand thumb, three trills E-F#-C#-Eb, alternate keys including F#-Bb-Ab
- Schreiber crook
- Brand new Tutti Fagotti hard case with back straps
This bassoon has undergone a full overhaul in our workshops, including all new pads, corks and felts, and is offered for sale in outstanding playing condition.