Introduced in 1971, the reasonable price and durable wooden body makes the Renard Model 222 bassoon a popular choice for new bassoonists and school music programs looking to add a wood body instrument to their bassoon section. The long bore design’s warm tone and excellent intonation is ideally suited for such purposes.
Sugar Maple, long bore, selected for maximum durability and naturally aged in our own facilities. Durable synthetic linings in the wing joint and small bore of the boot joint. German bell (white ring). Body Lock.
Nickel silver keys with silver plating. Full German system. Additional high D key available as an option. 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. Spring posts locked with screws.
Tuning Basis: A:440. Individually hand tuned for maximum resonance and projection.
2 bocals included. Numbers 2 and 3, C Bore
Fine plush-lined case, neck strap, crutch, 2 drop swabs, seat strap.
New Instruments come with a 2 Year Leonards Music Warranty - Covers all maintenance and adjustments. Does not cover damage.