Topic: High Note Bassoon Fingerings
Here is a message by Tim DeWitt posted 23 June 2005:
I wasn't too sure where to put this, as it deals more with fingerings than reeds per se.
I'm planning on doing the Gillet Competition this year, and I have been having some problems with the tongued Eb's (in the Nussio) and the E at the end of the Tansman. I know a few alternate fingerings, but they aren't as consistent as I'd like. Just curious if anyone has alternate fingerings or reed tips to help out with the problem.
The fingerings I know are:
x <-Small H.H.
x <- Small H.H.
Professor Bassoon, Towson University
Former President, IDRS
Former Principal Bassoon Hong Kong Philharmonic, Wheeling Symphony