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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bassoon

[bəˈsuːn] nbasson m
I play the bassoon → Je joue du basson.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bassoon

nFagott nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bassoon

[bəˈsuːn] nfagotto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bassoon

(bəˈsuːn) , ((American) ba-) noun
a woodwind musical instrument which gives a very low sound.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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Peter Wettemann (Trumpet), Stefan Arzberger (Violin), Susanne Hennecke (Oboe), Thomas Reinhardt (Fagott), Tobias Martin (Contrabass) and Johanna Franke (Cembalo) are the Leipziger Barocksolisten chamber music ensemble.
Papers on winds concern metamorphosis of hautbois (oboe) from shawm, by Bruce Haynes and by Marc Ecochard; development of the fagott (bassoon), by Graham Lyndon-Jones; cultural meanings of recorders in iconography, by Anthony Rowland-Jones; uses of Renaissance-type flutes, by Nancy Hadden; uses of Baroque-type flutes at Dresden, by Mary Oleskiewicz; and characteristics of woodwinds by Richard Haka (1645/6-1705), by Jan Bouterse.
Scholars discuss the history and use of the flute, violin, recorder, lute, and organ, along with early instruments like the hautboy and fagott. The book includes illustrations and musical examples.
firste wilde men cam in and woulde haue broken a whole fagott, but coulde not, the stickes they brake being severed.