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Music Education: Bassoon

Although still in progress, this is a selective guide to the fundamental and essential resources necessary for undertaking undergraduate and graduate research in music education.

About the bassoon

Here you will find information about the history, construction, and performance of the bassoon and related instruments.
Don't forget about the general resources on the Woodwinds page and the General information pages.

Sheet music

These musical works can be found in the Thrift Library or on the Internet.
Not included are the works in the library's reference score collection.

Media

These resources can be found in the library, through the library's databases, or on the Internet.

Professional associations

International Double Reed Society
The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) was established in December of 1971 and is a world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts.  IDRS.org is the most comprehensive site dedicated to the dissemination of information related directly to double reed performance, pedagogy, and research.  IDRS' journal, The Double Reed. is published four times a year and the association produces a yearly conference.