Sound character of the Contrabassoon - Philipp Dangas
Register table of the contrabassoon
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The sound of the contrabassoon is consistently somber and serious. Any lyrical and romantic sound effects are foreign to him.
The theoretically possible use for humorous effects also seems inappropriate given the serious overall character of the instrument.
As part of the „symphonic world music“
The contrabassoon is a main instrument in the realization of a sound that is supposed to impress with its special ability to merge.
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Table summary of the sound character of the contrabassoon
The table below lists the registers and timbres of the contrabassoon briefly described. The highest register, the middle register and the deepest registers described.
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- high register
- Herb und ziemlich hartklingend.
- middle register
- In the piano of great power and extraordinarily dark.
- low register
- Dark and enormously thick-sounding.