Crook & Staple Professional Bassoon Reed
Handmade in the UK, the Professional Bassoon Reed by Crook and Staple is responsive and flexible with a warm singing tone. It is favoured among soloists and orchestral bassoonists alike who appreciate the high quality, natural materials and excellent dynamic range.
- Great for playing solos
- Free blowing
- Very large dynamic range
- Suits most makes of bassoon
- Tested by professionals
Professionals & students find these reeds great
The free blowing nature of these reeds allows you to play the bassoon without putting extra obstacles in the way. The allows you to start notes super quietly and very loudly with no problem. All of the cane used to make these professional bassoon reeds is tested on colour, density & flexibility before being made into a reed. This means that these reeds are very consistent and are great to play on!
Medium strength, creating a warm sound
With approximately a 27mm blade length, a 29mm tube and a 16.5mm tip width, this professional bassoon reed has a medium strength, allowing users to hold a relaxed, open embouchure throughout their performance. This helps to create a warm 'Germanic' sound which will fill any venue!
Tested by professionals - a great reed every time
Each of our professional reeds is thoroughly tested by a professional bassoonist to ensure optimal quality and consistency, making this reed the perfect choice for experts and students alike.
Don't just take our word, have a listen!
Our manager, Matthew Petrie, performing the world premiere of Robert Matthew-Walker's 'April in Appalachia' for bassoon and string orchestra with the Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of London on these very same reeds:
Blade Length: 27mm
Tube Length: 29mm
Total Length: 56mm
Tip Width: 16.5mm
Tip Shape: Flared
Throat Opening (at the collar): 9mm