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 Contraforte
Author: Jaysne 
Date:   2006-11-18 01:24

I've heard about this instrument (please bear in mind I am just beginning to learn about bassoons). I read that it's really just a standard contrabassoon with an extended range. Is this so?

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 Re: Contraforte
Author: Chris P 
Date:   2006-11-18 07:56

The construction of the contraforte is different to a contrabassoon.

Here's the link to Guntram Wolf's contraforte page:

http://www.guntramwolf.de/instruments/modern/basebassoonforte/index_basebassoonforte_mod_e.htm

And here's the link to Benedikt Eppelsheim's contraforte page:

http://www.eppelsheim.com/kontraforte.php?lang=en

Chris.

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 Re: Contraforte
Author: vgellin 
Date:   2007-04-06 20:23

Its LOUD!!!

Vincent Ellin
Bassoon Soloist

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 Re: Contraforte
Author: Ian White 
Date:   2007-04-29 14:26

Sure it will go loud but you can play it quietly as well!!

Ian



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 Re: Contraforte
Author: Clarinetcola 
Date:   2007-10-01 13:54

contrapiano?

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 Re: Contraforte
Author: Ian White 
Date:   2007-10-01 16:35

Maybe even contrapianoforte.



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