Essentials for the Advancing Bassoon Player
Below is a list of recommended etude/technical books for the bassoon — some of the “Essentials for the Advancing Bassoon Player.” They include many tried and true studies in tone production, technique, articulation, musicianship, etc. All of the literature/books itemized here can be purchased from Art’s Music Shop.
Also included here are some famous bassoon artists with a corresponding recording that you may listen to. You can find many other recordings by these artists and more on YouTube, including master classes.
Just for fun, at the bottom, we’ve added some names of notable celebrities that have played the bassoon.
that have played the
Chip Davis (Mannheim Steamroller)
Peter Schickele aka PDQ Bach