Brahms, Johannes. Second Symphony, first movement, m. 498. Birnstingl, Roger. In Apfelstadt, Marc and Klimko, Ronald. Bassoon Performance Practice, Teaching Materials, Techniques and Methods. Idaho: University of Idaho, 1993, p. 66. For slur from D4 to D3 use this fingering on D3:

     x x o | o o o F
      w           Ab 

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