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 Re: Discouraged beginner
Author: Surprenant 
Date:   2012-08-11 14:42

No, I don't think he was a specialist...I think he was just a laid-back teacher. Not sure if you agree, but I have found it very interesting to go from oboe to bassoon. First, the reeds seems to last much longer. Also, despite it's larger size, the bassoon seems easier to blow air through. The half hole is giving me slight problems, especially top line a-flat. I need to be more careful how much of the hole I expose. It's not like the oboe, which has a half-hole plate to slide on. But then, I just saw a Polisi bassoon online with a similar half-hole plate, so I guess at least one manufacturer has played around with them. I guess the others just didn't see the need for it.

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