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Tube Cane

Gouged Bassoon Cane Hardness and Flexibility Ranges and Averages by Cane Brand





 

Hardness Range

Hardness Average

Flexibility Range, Degrees of Rotation

Flexibility Average, Degrees of Rotation

Alliaud*

1.01-1.31

1.19

21.7-29.2

25.15

Bonazza^

1.14-1.20

1.17

22.6-32.1

27.19

Danzi MH^

1.13-1.26

1.19

16.5-31.6

24.85

Glotin^

1.16-1.30

1.22

24.7-32.0

28.84

Gonzalez^

1.04-1.23

1.14

26.8-35.1

32.19

Gonzalez Tube*

1.02-1.17

1.09

24.9-34.4

30.56

Marca*

0.92-1.12

1.03

31.6-42.0

36.77

Pisoni^

1.04-1.12

1.09

27.3-33.7

30.85

Pisoni Deluxe^

1.08-1.19

1.16

23.6-28.8

26.28

Rigotti^

1.07-1.17

1.11

24.5-30.9

27.97

 

^ = Cane was processed by the respective company, and was received already gouged.

* = Cane was processed from tube by Hodge Products.