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.

Bassoon Literature


Composer/Arranger

Milde/Kovar

Title

50 Concert Studies for Bassoon Op 26 Vol 2

IMC.497

50 concert studies for bassoon-milde

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$15.00

Composer/Arranger

Milde/ed. Kamins & Short

Title

25 Studies in Scales & Chords for Bassoon Op. 24

TP.414-41219

25 studies in scales and chords for bassoon-milde

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$19.99

Composer/Arranger

Rubank

Title

Intermediate Method for Bassoon

HL.04470230 (99-4143-6)

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 1 for Bassoon

HL.04470430 (99-4105-5)

rubank intermediate bassoon

rubank advanced vol 1 method bassoon

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$7.99

 

 

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$8.99

Composer/Arranger

Weissenborn

Title

Practical Method for Bassoon

CF.O2150 (94-1511-8)

practical method for bassoon-weissenborn

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$28.99

Composer/Arranger

Weissenborn

Title

Bassoon Studies Op 8 No 2 for Advanced Players

CF.O2951

60 advanced studies op 8 no 2 for bassoon-weissenborn

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$12.99


Bassoon Artists for Listening

 on YouTube

Albrecht Holder


Judith LeClair


Gustavo Nunez


Julie Price


Milan Turkovic


 

 

 

 

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Celebrities/Notable People

that have played the

BASSOON

Chip Davis (Mannheim Steamroller)


Peter Schickele aka PDQ Bach


Rainn Wilson