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bas·soon

 (bə-so͞on′, bă-)
n.
A low-pitched woodwind instrument with a double reed, having a long wooden body attached to a U-shaped lateral tube that leads to the mouthpiece. The range of this instrument is typically two octaves lower than that of the oboe.

[French basson, from Italian bassone, augmentative of basso, bass; see basso.]

bas·soon′ist n.

bassoon

(bəˈsuːn)
n
1. (Instruments) a woodwind instrument, the tenor of the oboe family. Range: about three and a half octaves upwards from the B flat below the bass staff
2. (Classical Music) an orchestral musician who plays the bassoon
[C18: from French basson, from Italian bassone, from basso deep; see base2]
basˈsoonist n

bas•soon

(bæˈsun, bə-)

n.
a large woodwind instrument of low range, with a doubled tube and a curved metal crook to which a double reed is attached.
[1720–30; < French basson < Italian bassone=bass(o) low (see base2) + -one augmentative suffix]
bas•soon′ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bassoon - a double-reed instrumentbassoon - a double-reed instrument; the tenor of the oboe family
contrabassoon, contrafagotto, double bassoon - the bassoon that is the largest instrument in the oboe family
double reed, double-reed instrument - a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
tenoroon - a tenor bassoon; pitched a fifth higher than the ordinary bassoon
Translations
البَسُونمِزْمار مُزْدَوِج: زَمْخَر
fagot
fagot
fagotti
fagot
fagott
fagott
ファゴットバスーン
바순
fagotas
fagots
fagot
fagot
fagot
fagott
ปี่ใหญ่
basonfagot
kèn bassoon

bassoon

[bəˈsuːn] Nbajón m, fagot m

bassoon

[bəˈsuːn] nbasson m
I play the bassoon → Je joue du basson.

bassoon

nFagott nt

bassoon

[bəˈsuːn] nfagotto

bassoon

(bəˈsuːn) , ((American) ba-) noun
a woodwind musical instrument which gives a very low sound.

bassoon

البَسُون fagot fagot Fagott φαγκότο fagot fagotti basson fagot fagotto ファゴット 바순 fagot fagott fagot fagote фагот fagott ปี่ใหญ่ fagot kèn bassoon 巴松管
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So when the show comes to Birmingham Hippodrome next month, expect to see a rabbi on a basoon and a student with a guitar, as well as townsfolk playing a cello, accordion, saxophone and oboe.
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