bassoonist


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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bassoonist - a musician who plays the bassoonbassoonist - a musician who plays the bassoon  
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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Translations

bassoonist

[bəˈsuːnɪst] Nfagot mf, fagotista mf
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bassoonist

[bəˈsuːnɪst] nbassoniste mf
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bassoonist

nFagottbläser(in) m(f), → Fagottist(in) m(f)
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John Frederick Lampe's The Dragon of Wantley lampoons the genre with the knowledge of an intimate insider who was bassoonist in Handel's opera orchestra.
Principal bassoonist Victoria Chandler performed Vivaldi's concerto in E minor for her instrument, displaying complete command from the sonorously melancholic adagio to the virtuosic passagework of the final allegro movement.
Being an American bassoonist herself, and having chosen not to attempt a comprehensive, international approach to her subject, Schillinger provides a more in-depth treatment of American reed-making pedagogy in the fourth part of her book.
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