PFMJ Bassoon Performance

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Dates, Bios, & Definitions

  • Oxford Music Online
    Major music resource with 3 different resources to search:
    • search The Oxford Companion to Music
      short biographical entries on musicians, as well as musical term definitions
    • search The Oxford Dictionary of Music
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    • search Grove Music Online
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  • OnMusic Dictionary
    Definitions, audio pronounciation, and occasional music/video examples (OnMusic is the successor to the Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary)

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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[M5 West]
Solo bassoon
[M5 West]
Bassoon & piano
[M5 East]
Bassoon w/orch
[M5 East]
Bsn. w/string orch
[M10 West]
Bassoon history
[M12 West]
Methods & excerpts

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