Fox Renard Model 41 Bassoon
This is an ideal instrument for middle school use or budget-conscious high schools, and also a perfect choice for college method classes. Good sound, excellent intonation, durable body and keywork. A reasonable price, combined with its secure acoustical design, excellent intonation, and durable body have made the Renard Model 41 bassoon a popular choice for school music programs and beginning bassoonists.
It features a Polypropylene body, long bore, body lock, full German system, nickel silver keys with nickel plating, and it is molded with critical dimensions with a machined finish. An additional high D key is available as an option.
Other features include: Plateau key on wing joint third finger hole; Rollers on F, A(flat), E(flat), and D(flat); Metal tubes extending into the bore in the finger holes of the wing joint to prevent water from entering the tone holes; Nickel silver keys with nickel plating. Spring posts locked with screws; Intonation Tuning Basis: A:440; Individually hand tuned for maximum resonance and projection; 2 bocals included (Numbers 1 and 2); C Bore; Fine plush-lined case; neck strap; crutch; 2 drop swabs; seat strap.
Repair/Warranty Policy: Within one year, the instrument may be returned to the factory for fine tuning, acoustical adjustment, and mechanical servicing, with costs limited to freight and parts.