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Baixo Portuguese

Bajon Spanish

Bajoncillo Spanish

Basson French

Bassoon English

Fagot German?

Fagott German

Fagotto Italian (Primary)

Baixonilho Portuguese

Baxoncillo Spanish

Dolciano unknown

Dulcinus unknown

Fagotte Dutch/German


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.


Sound Clips:


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