Monthly Archives: September 2022

The Low A Extension for Fox Contrabassoon

Completely removable, stylish, and sound enhancing – all from recycled materials. THE DESIGN: Having completed a few different low A bassoon extensions (see here, and here), I decided to tackle the same thing for my Fox 920 contrabassoon. The design I ended up with recycles the bell and key work from a Bari Sax. The […]

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Alternate Low A extension design

A few years ago, I tried this low A extension concept which worked well. Then during the pandemic, I was inspired by a picture of the Moosmann low A extension I saw on Kristian Ronnes‘ website. This approach involves creating a longer bell joint for the bassoon that has additional keywork and tone hole for the lower […]

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