Contra Bassoon English
Contrafagott German
Contrafagotto Italian
Double Bassoon English

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A Bassoon stop pitched an octave lower, at 16' or 32'.

Examples

Sound Clips

See the Sound Files appendix for general information.

Contra Fagotto 16', Swell St. Anne's Church, Moseley, Birmingham, England Nicholson, 1969 arpeggio St. Anne (8va)

Bibliography

Audsley[1]: Contrafagotto; Double Bassoon. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Contrafagotto; Double Bassoon; II.XXXVIII Contrafagotto. Bonavia-Hunt[1]: Bassoon. Hopkins & Rimbault[1]: § 639. Irwin[1]: Contra Bassoon; Contra Fagotto. Locher[1]: Bassoon. Maclean[1]: Contra Fagotto. Wedgwood[1]: Bassoon.
 
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