Tagged: bassoon

  • Bassoon/Writing: What’s the Difference?

    Bassoon (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Playing the bassoon and writing equals the same thing. Note: I used the verb ‘equals’, not the weaker verb ‘are’…totally different meaning. Technicalities aside, how you ask? Glad to answer. Lonely time. You spend hours alone, creating, honing, perfecting. And you know you are GOOD. (Until you hit rehearsal or receive …[ read more ]

  • Tootling My Own Horn

    Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when the desire comes, it is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 Ah. The bassoon . Who could ever create a finer sound and look so cool doing so? My dream, ever since I saw it in high school concerts, was to play one. But I never got a …[ read more ]

  • Little Known Bassoon Facts

         My annual Christmas cantata has ended to thunderous applause and requests for us to return in the spring. Before I, personally perform, I want to clarify some little known facts about the most wonderful instrument in the band.     Did you know? 1.  The bassoon is indeed the prototype of a bazooka. If you wet …[ read more ]