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Amati ABN36 Contrabassoon   

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Like all Amati instruments, this Contrabassoon is created using a combination of old world craftsmanship and modern production techniques. The result...Read More

Available 06-27-2016

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      Like all Amati instruments, this Contrabassoon is created using a combination of old world craftsmanship and modern production techniques. The result is an instrument that will satisfy the most discriminating player.

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      FEATURES
      • Mountain maple body.
      • Silver plated, German system keys.

      SPECIFICATIONS

      ABN36 Contrabassoon

      • Bell: German
      • Body: Maple
      • Extra Features: Silver Trimmings and Bell
      • Key System: German Keys
      • Keys: Silver Plated
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      AmatiABN36 Contrabassoon
       
      4.0

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      (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      A Fine Instrument

      By BassoonIowa

      from Iowa City, Iowa

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Play
      • Nice Case
      • Quality Craftsmanship
      • Rich Sound
      • Warm Tone
      • Well Appointed

      Cons

      • Inconsistent Intonation

      Best Uses

      • School Bands
      • Symphonies

      Comments about Amati ABN36 Contrabassoon:

      Personally, I love this instrument. Out of the box there are 2 bocals and a contra reed to get you going. The instrument is easy to blow and has a nice rich tone. The keywork is done well and feels consistant and it is a beautiful instrument. The proof is in the sound... A good rich sound in all registers. I sat down with a tuner and some notes are slightly sharper than others. But I can adjust easily. Get some lessons, a good fingering chart and a couple of fine reeds and you are good to go. This is a great instrument for the price.

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