Bassoon Fingerings

An annotated index of Fingerings for instruments in the bassoon family contained in english wind periodicals and other select publications with additional material by Terry B. Ewell

Instrument Makers

This represents an attempt to list all the manufacturers of bassoons who have been active since World War II, or who made earlier bassoons which were still in use during that period. Compiled by Edwin V. Lacy and Yoshiyuki Ishikawa.

Bibliography of Bassoon Theses and Dissertations - Archive

By Eric J. Petersen. Last updated 9/4/95

Bibliography of Bassoon Theses and Dissertations Part 2 - in progress

By Chris Schaub

Who's Who - Archive

The IDRS Who's Who is a searchable database containing biographical information of the IDRS's most active and well known members.

IDRS Group Instrument Insurance Policy

Information concerning the IDRS Group Instrument Insurance Policy designed exclusively for members of IDRS by Clarion Associates, Inc.

Stolen Instruments Registry

The IDRS maintains a member created database of stolen double reed instruments. Members are able to add to the registry and edit their entries. Access to the Stolen Instrument Registry is restricted to members only.

English Horn Bibliography

This bibilography contains information collected from dictionaries and catalogues of works for English horn, oboe d’amore, taille and oboe da caccia. By Sandro Caldini. Access to the English Horn Bibliography is restricted to members only.

IDRS Logo Usage

IDRS members in good standing may use the logos below in their web sites (personal or business), and email and bulletin board signatures.

pdfSolo Oboe or Solo English Horn with Band or Wind Ensemble - Archive

Compilation of a listing of music for oboe and wind ensemble by Clinton Nieweg, retired librarian for the Philadelphia Orchestra

Photos and measurements of professional bassoonists' reeds.

Historic Reeds

Photos of authentic Mechler reeds circa 1930 from Norman Herzberg.