Questions tagged [bassoon]

A bass non-transposing instrument of the oboe family with a double reed.

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What are some good tips for vibrato on a bassoon?

I understand it requires control of the diaphragm and air pressure, but how does one modulate it and are there any good exercises for training vibrato on a bassoon?
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Why doesn't the bassoon play any notes in the beginning of RV 484?

In Vivaldi's Concerto in E minor for Bassoon, RV 484, you can hear the violins introduce the theme, and then the bassoon enters to play solo. In every video I watch the procedure is the same: first ...