Françaix, Jean. Serenade for Small Orchestra, eight measure solo. Cooper, L. Hugh. The Double Reed 1/3 (December 1978): 30. Cooper recommends a high note bocal and reed for the passage. Flick L. H. A key for slur down to A3. For slur up to Eb4 use Cooper p. 192. For bassoons without high E key (G trill key) use Cooper p. 356 for E5 and Cooper p. 361 for F5. For bassoons with high E key use Cooper p. 355 for E5. For F5 L. H.: thumb A key; high E key (G trill), cover C hole; Eb key. R. H.: thumb Bb key; C# trill key; little finger Ab key.
Eb4: x x o | o x x E5 without E key: F5 without E key: / x x | x x x 1/4 x o | x x x Ab c# c# Bb E5 with E key: F5 with E key: e (eb)Eb e(eb)Eb c# o o x | o o o Ab o o x | o o o Ab d a Bb
Suggested Heckel bassoon fingerings for musical passages