Fingering Chart for Heckel-System Contrabassoon
Octave: A1 to F3
fingering chart includes both basic fingerings and alternatives that are more
appropriate in some passages. Some alternate fingerings are designed for fast
passages, while others modify the tone, color, or pitch at normal and extreme
dynamic levels. The fingerings apply to Heckel-system (German) contrabassoons.
There is a separate alternate fingering chart for Heckel-system
bassoon, which includes fingerings that also apply to contrabassoons.
fingering scheme explains the text and keys used
to depict fingerings.