Baixo Portuguese
Bajon Spanish
Bajoncillo Spanish
Basson French
    Bassoon English
Fagot German?
Fagott German
Fagotto Italian
Baixonilho Portuguese
Baxoncillo Spanish
    Dolciano unknown
Dulcinus unknown
Fagotte Dutch/German

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These names have been variously used for two different stops. One is an imitative reed stop more properly known as Orchestral Bassoon. The other, described here, is a chorus reed of 8' or 16' pitch.

The illustration is Audsley's.

See Chormorne.

Variants

Bajoncillo y Clarín
Basson-Hautbois
Bassoon Regal
Contrafagotto
Echo Fagotto
Fagott-Diskant
Fagottbass

Sound Clips

See the Sound Files appendix for general information.

Fagotto 16', Pedal First Baptist Church, Riverside, California, USA Schantz, 1966 arpeggio
Fagot 16', Pedal University of Illinois, USA Buzard, 1986 arpeggio
Fagott 16', Pedal Grace Lutheran Church, Champaign, Illinois, USA Casavant, 1975 arpeggio

Bibliography

Adlung[1]: §121 Basson, §141 Fagott. Audsley[1]: Bajoncillo; Bassoon; Fagotto. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Bassoon, Baxoncillo, Fagotto; II.XXXVIII Fagotto. Bedos[1]: Table of Contents. Bonavia-Hunt[1]: Bassoon. Grove[1]: Bajete; Basson; Bassoon; Fagotto. Hopkins & Rimbault[1]: § 649. Irwin[1]: Fagotto; Oboe. Locher[1]: Basson; Bassoon. Maclean[1]: Bassoon; Trompetería. Skinner[1]: 59, 70; XII Bassoon, Fagotto. Strony[1]: Bassoon. Sumner[1]: Bassoon. Wedgwood[1]: Bajoncillo; Bassoon. Williams[1]: 251-252; Glossary: Bajon, Fagott.
 
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