Beethoven, Ludwig. Fourth Symphony, first movement opening. Sharrow, Leonard. The Double Reed 21/3 (December 1998): 112. For controlled and quiet Gb 4:
o o o | o x o Ab
Beethoven, Ludwig. Fourth Symphony, fourth movement. Ewell, Terry B. (Norman Herzberg, 20 August 1994). For clean articulation of the rapidly tongued A3, Bb3, and C4 sixteenths hold down the L. H. C flick key. For example, in the solo on Bb3-A3-Bb3 do not flick each note but keep the C flick key down for the duration of the three notes (lift on the following D4).
Suggested Heckel bassoon fingerings for musical passages