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Fox Model II in Mountain Maple

$26,740.00

The grandfather of the Fox bassoon line. The model II is a modern version of the original Fox design. It’s patterned after the bassoons played by Hugo Fox in the Chicago Symphony.
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Description

The grandfather of the Fox bassoon line. The model II is a modern version of the original Fox design. It’s patterned after the bassoons played by Hugo Fox in the Chicago Symphony. This model offers a round, clear, dark tone that blends well both in the section, and the whole group. This version is made with Mountain Maple wood.

Features:

  • Select, aged Mountain or Red Maple body
  • Divided bass compact model (optional)
  • French (metal) or German (white synthetic ivory) bell ring
  • Natural rubber lining in the wing and small bore of the boot
  • Nickel silver water tubes extending into the bore
  • Cork wrapped tenons, string wrapped optional

Keywork:

  • Full German key system
  • Rotary style right hand whisper key lock
  • High F key
  • High E key
  • High D key
  • High A bridge to whisper key
  • Ring key for left hand third finger
  • Crowned pancake key
  • Right thumb A♭-B♭ trill
  • Rollers for left little finger E♭ and D♭
  • Rollers for left thumb whisper key and C♯
  • Rollers for left thumb low C and D
  • Rollers for right little finger F and A♭
  • Rollers for right thumb B♭ and F♯

Bocals:

  • Two professional T bocals ~ #2 & #3 lengths

Accessories:

  • Case with both shoulder and backpack straps
  • High-quality bassoon reed
  • Hand rest
  • Neck strap
  • Seat strap
  • Microfiber swabs for boot and wing
  • Care cloth

Options:

  • Body lock
  • Balance Hanger
  • Offset high E key
  • E♭ trill key
  • Left hand whisper key lock…and more