Instrument Sale

United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Posted: 06 Apr 2021

Pre-war Mollenhauer

Pre-war Mollenhauer, pic 1
Pre-war Mollenhauer, pic 2
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Price: £5,500 GBP

A second hand pre-war Gustav Mollenhauer bassoon for sale in great condition. This is a fine example of a vintage G. Mollenhauer bassoon. Mollenhauer bassoons have a beautiful singing sound, are light to hold, easy to blow and tonally very sweet.

This bassoon has received a full overhaul in our workshops and is offered for sale in outstanding working order.

This bassoon features:

- Warm, direct and sweet sound
- Good intonation
- Original varnish in excellent condition with charming patina
- Nickel plating in excellent condition
- A suitable level of keywork for playing to a good standard. No high D key, but plays freely in the high register without it, right hand little finger rollers (none for left hand but the keys are very light to touch), two trill keys, alternate Bb-F#-G# keys, alternate low Eb key, French whisper key for left hand little finger, high G ring key
- Original Mollenhauer crook which is a good match
Double Reed Ltd.
Tel: 01633 677729

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