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BASSOON CANE
Arundo bassoon cane comes in 2 edge thickness'
Gouge A: thinner edges & tendency to produce rich tone w/ thicker edges than French gouges.

Gouge B: thicker edges & has tendency to produce darker tone.
ITEM ITEM #
PRICE
 
Measured Cane Order
Extra charge, cane measured w/ density gauge

- Density gauge measures from 7 to 20
- Lower number: harder the cane
- Higher number: softer the cane

Hard (11 & under)
Medium Hard (12-14)
Medium (15-17)
Soft (18-20)
P0067
add $2.50 ea








Gouged Only Order

10 units


P0011
$22.50 ea
Gouged & Shaped
not available



Gouged & Profiled Order

10 units




P0015
$35.00 ea
Gouged, Shaped, & Profiled Order

10 units



P0017
$35.00 ea
Gouged, Shaped, and Profiled Sampler Order
 

2 each of 9 shapes

P0022
$55.00 ea
   
BASSOON REED SHAPE RECOMMENDATIONS
Recommendations compiled from the ARC Reed Registry & listed in order of preference. However, individual needs may vary.

INSTRUMENT

SHAPE #

Leaky bassoon

1,4

Beginning player

1,4

Fox I, II, III, IV

3,4,5,9

Mirafone

2,1,3

Renard 240

4,6,3

Moennig

4,3

Renard 220, 222

4,8,5,7

Moosmann

5

Renard 41, 51

7,4

Polisi

1,3,6

Puchner

5,3,7,8

Schrieber

1,3,6

Heckel (9-10K series)

3,5,7

Heckel (4-5K series)

4,6,3

Heckel (11-12K series)

9,3,5,2

Heckel (13K series)

8

Heckel (6-8K series)

4,3,6,7,8,2

Adler

3,1,7

Kolert

5,3,1,4,7,8

Fox 601, 660

8,3

Linton (Plastic)

7,4

Fox 101, 201

8,3,2,6,9

Linton (Wood)

1,3,6
 

BASSOON REED SHAPE COMPARISON CHART

SHAPE # COLOR CODE THROAT BELLY TIP
1 Red 8.7 mm 10.0 mm 13.2 mm
2 Green 8.2 mm 10.3 mm 14.1 mm
3 Purple 8.6 mm 10.9 mm 14.5 mm
4 Brown 8.7 mm 10.2 mm 15.2 mm
5 Orange 8.6 mm 10.3 mm 14.5 mm
6 Blue 9.0 mm 11.1 mm 15.2 mm
7 Yellow 8.6 mm 10.2 mm 14.85 mm
8 Black 8.3 mm 10.6 mm 15.4 mm
9 White 8.5 mm 11.3 mm 14.4 mm

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