Essays Tagged: "Bassoon"

History of Double Reeds

instruments became the basis and influenced many of the modern day instruments such as the oboe and bassoon. They are also thought by some to be the forerunners of the modern day clarinet as well. The ... s predecessor, the shawm. "The oboe is the lyric soprano of the woodwind section" (Paetkau 166).The bassoon, another double reed instrument is the bass of the oboe family and is also considered the ba ...

(6 pages) 73 2 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies