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How It's Made: Bassoon Reeds

Making homemade bassoon reeds is a labor-intensive process that takes weeks. An RFReeds bassoon reed begins its life in the Var Region of southern France as a 20-30 foot tall arundo donax plant. Our Rigotti bassoon cane is shipped directly to us...

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Bassoon Reed Care 101

Following these few simple, but important steps will drastically improve and extend the life of a bassoon reed. Soak it properly. Two to three minutes for a regularly-used reed. Five to seven minutes may be necessary for a new or seldom-used...

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