For players with short hands.
The Renard Model 51 Bassoon from Fox Products is an ideal instrument for aspiring bassoonists with smaller hands. Made from molded polypropylene, the Model 51 is designed to withstand the rigors of daily practice and performance. Its durable yet lightweight body, complemented by an attractive synthetic ivory bell ring, provides a resonant tone suitable for school ensembles and solo playing. The Model 51's crowning feature is its innovative short-reach key system, tailored to accommodate smaller hands. Two included C bocals, a seat strap, cleaning cloth and swabs round out this thoughtfully appointed student bassoon.
A Resilient Body Built to Withstand the Rigors of Daily UseThe Model 51's molded polypropylene body is resistant to changes in temperature and humidity, ensuring stable intonation and minimal maintenance. Its lightweight yet durable construction makes the Model 51 suitable for both school ensembles and solo performance. An attractive synthetic ivory bell ring provides a handsome accent to the instrument's German-style bell.
A Beginner-Friendly Key System Tailored to Smaller HandsFox Products is renowned for their expertly crafted keywork, and the Model 51 is no exception. Its innovative short-reach key system removes select keys that can prove difficult for beginners and smaller hands to navigate, including the right B-flat trill, right thumb A-flat and right-hand C-sharp. Short-reach plateau keys for the left ring finger and rollers for the right little finger F, A-flat and left little finger E-flat, D-flat further enhance playability.
Premium Appointments for Aspiring PlayersThe Model 51 comes appointed with two C bocals to suit different embouchures, a hand rest, neck strap and seat strap for comfort, a care cloth and microfiber wing and boot joint swabs for proper maintenance. A premium case provides durable storage and transport for the instrument.
- Polypropylene body, "short reach" style
- Critical dimensions are machine finished
- Body lock
- Nickel silver keys with nickel plating
- Full German System key mechanism
- Plateau key covers D hole reducing finger stretch
- Rollers on Eb and Db keys
- Includes: Case / 2 Reeds / 2 Drop Swabs / Seat Strap / Fox C-1 Bocal / Fox C-2 Bocal