Professionals worldwide use our pro contra bassoon reeds for auditions and performances. These reeds are hand made to your order by Brian Charles.
In a time crunch? Only play contra occasionally? Charles contra bassoon reeds are a real life saver!
These reeds are known for their excellent overall response, tonal stability, and balanced sound.
We use Charles Pro French grown contra cane, 20 gauge soft brass wire, and triple twist ff nylon wrapping. The American profile features a well defined collar, moderate spine, and light, responsive tip.
- Overall length: 74mm
- From first wire to butt: 34.5mm
- Tip width: 19.5mm
- At collar: 10.3mm
- At first wire: 10.1mm
- At second wire: 9.3mm
These reeds ship within 1 to 7 business days. They almost always ship within 1 to 4 days, but slight delays are possible, allowing for good and bad reed making days. Call us at (603) 356-9890 to discuss emergency shipments.