Used Instrument

Used Heckel Bassoon #12xxx


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At a Glance

  • Built ca. 1979
  • Protected by a blue nylon BAM case
  • Comes with a Fox **CVX2 bocal

This instrument has a great sound! Heckel bassoons are widely considered the best bassoons, and this one has a lot of potential for the right player. It has a powerful tone that can easily cut through an orchestra. The bassoon also has great response and comfortable keywork. It's high range is particularly responsive! Additionally, this bassoon has extra rollers, a double wide pinky F#, and an Ab-Bb trill.

This bassoon has seen professional use. It has also received maintenance by Paul Nordby in the past!

MMI has done a decent amount of work to this instrument. We have corrected some tonal inconsistencies and unstable notes. This instrument is being sold as-is. Since this bassoon has a Fox bocal with it, MMI can help you match a bocal to it. We've already tried several options on this instrument that you might be interested in.

The check price for this bassoon is $47,500.

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