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Nobel Mistral ABS Bassoon

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Your Price: $5,275.00 CDN



Nobel Instruments specializes in high-quality, feature-rich and affordable double reed instruments for the classroom, using innovations in new materials to produce instruments with excellent tone and durability.

NB2A ABS Bassoon
Made to the specifications of professional instruments but offered at a fraction of the price- the Nobel NB2A ABS bassoon is perfect for students and hobbyists alike. Each instrument is made from injection-molded durable ABS plastic, ensuring every instrument is made to its exact dimensions. ABS is ideal for students as it extremely durable and resists warping and cracking, unlike wood-body instruments.

The NB2A features full professional silver-plated keywork, including high D and E keys, left hand whisper-lock and left-hand C ring-key. An optional C plateau key is included to facilitate easier fingerings for smaller hands.

The included case provides the ultimate in convenience and security; featuring a plastic hardshell, suitcase-style telescoping handle and wheels, external sheet music pouch, removable accessory pouch and thick, dense, plush-lined interior. Nobel bassoons also include everything you need to care for your instrument: 3 cloths, including a polishing cloth, a weighted-end swab for the bass and tenor (wing) joint as well as a weighted-end swab for the boot-joint. Other accessories include a hand crutch, cup-style leather seat-strap, easy to install/remove balance hanger, and two well-matched bocals (#2 and #3) with individual protective nylon pouches.

• Molded ABS Body
• German Style Bell
• Reinforcing Bands at Joints
• Silver Plated Keywork
• Tubes Protruding into the Bore
• Body Lock
• Corked Tenons

Keywork Features
• Full German Key System
• High D Key, High E Key
• Left Hand Whisper Key Lock
• Rollers for F, Ab, Eb and Db
• Ring Key for the Left Hand
• Bb Guard

What's Included
• ABS Bassoon
• 2 Professional Bocals, (Lengths #2 and #3)
• Professional Hardshell Case with Wheels and Telescoping Handle
• Hand Crutch
• Optional Plateau Key
• Cup-Style Seat Strap
• Balance Hanger
• Microfiber Tenor/Bass Swab
• Microfiber Boot Swab
• Polishing Cloth
• Screw Driver
• Cork Grease
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