PFMJ Bassoon Performance

Dates, Bios, & Definitions

  • Oxford Music Online
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    • search The Oxford Companion to Music
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    • search The Oxford Dictionary of Music
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    • search Grove Music Online
      The major music encyclopedia: authoritative (but long) entries; good starting point for research
  • Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary
    Definitions, audio pronounciation, and occasional music/video examples

Performance Practice

Bassoon Fingering Charts
for earliest bassoons through present

Baroque Woodwind Instruments (IC Book)
"guide to history, repertoire, & basic technique"

Other IC Books on Performance Practice (most recent first)

The Development of the Bassoon: From Baroque to Modern (with Sally Jackson)
short video clip discussing the sound and design of bassoons from baroque to modern

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Bsn. w/string orch
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Bassoon history
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Methods & excerpts

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