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double bassoon Line breaks: double bas|soon

Definition of double bassoon in English:

noun

A bassoon that is larger and longer than the normal type and sounds an octave lower in pitch.
Example sentences
  • It once fell to my lot to play the double-bassoon in Haydn's Creation.

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