Origin of bassoon
Examples from the Web for bassoon
With a cry of joy she met her father in the hallway, snatched the bassoon to her heart, and covered him with kisses.The Holy Cross and Other Tales|Eugene Field
He introduced the viola, clarinet, and bassoon into the orchestra of the Italian opera.Great Italian and French Composers|George T. Ferris
There is a very telling quality in the upper notes of the bassoon of which composers have made use.
At one of the rehearsals the third bassoon player was absent and Beethoven was enraged.Beethoven|George Alexander Fischer
From this it would seem that our bassoon was not of German origin.