Item:Gloomwood bassoon carved with tiny shrikes
|gloomwood bassoon carved with tiny shrikes|
|Look:||The polished bass joint of the instrument has been left clean with no adornment and has been lacquered with a slick varnish. By contrast, the gloomwood boot and bell have been carved up to the bocal with a pattern of tiny shrikes.|
|Dimensions:||7 length x 1 width x 1 height|
|Sources:||Source is Whimsical Winds (3), Whimsical Winds (2)|
- The gloomwood bassoon appears to be a wind instrument.
- You are certain that the gloomwood bassoon is crafted from wood.
- You are certain that the gloomwood bassoon is very finely made.
- You are certain that the gloomwood bassoon is fitted with a reed.
You search your mind for what you know of the gloomwood bassoon...
The bassoon is a woodwind instrument that typically plays music in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally in the treble. Larger than an oboe, a bassoon consists of the bell, which is the uppermost piece, the bass joint which connects the bell and the boot, which culminates in the bocal that holds the instruments two reed that produce the bassoon's signature low, dark and reedy timbre.