Fox Professional Model 680 Bassoon

The Model 680 is the newest professional bassoon from Fox. Designed for versatility, the 680 provides the most power and depth of all the 600 series bassoons and improves upon the singing, expressive tonal characteristics of the older designs. The 680 has a dark, concentrated, clear tone, as well as a vast dynamic range to meet the needs of the most discriminating professional in every application.

Standard Features

  • Select, aged Mountain or Red Maple body
  • French (metal ring) or German (white ring) bell
  • Natural rubber lining in the wing and small bore of the boot
  • Keywork made of nickel silver with heavy silver plating
  • Nickel silver water tubes extending into the bore

Standard Keywork

  • Full German Key System
  • High D key
  • High E key
  • Right hand whisper key lock (rotary style)
  • Rollers for right little finger F & A (flat)
  • Rollers for left little finger E (flat) & D (flat)
  • High A bridge to whisper key

Bocals

  • Two Professional Bocals: *CVC* R2 bocals; #2 & #3 lengths ~ Options: CVX, CVC, CTX, CTC styles; Lengths 0-4

Accessories

  • Premium case with both shoulder and backpack straps
  • Two high quality bassoon reeds
  • Hand rest
  • Neck strap
  • Seat strap
  • Micro-fiber swabs for boot and wing
  • Care cloth

Popular Options

  • Body lock
  • Balance Hanger
  • Offset high E key
  • A (flat)-B (flat) trill key
  • E (flat) trill key
  • Left hand whisper key lock
  • Rollers for right thumb B (flat) and F (sharp)
  • Rollers for left thumb C (sharp), whisper key, Low C & D
  • High F key

 

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