Fox Model 900 Contrabassoon

The Fox Contrabassoon Model 900 was introduced in 1971 and continues to be preferred by the most discriminating performers in premier orchestras, opera companies, music schools and conservatories all over the world.   

Standard Features

  • Select, aged maple
  • Key work made of nickel silver with heavy silver plating
  • Silicone sealant on joint connections and metal reinforcement bands
  • Three point bell bracing
  • Removable inner U-tubes

Standard Keywork

  • Full German Key System
  • Alternate right little finger F (sharp)
  • Alternate right forefinger F (sharp)
  • Rollers for right little finger F and A (flat)
  • Rollers for left little finger E (flat) and A (flat)
  • Water key on tuning slide


  • Two Fox contrabassoon bocals


  • Premium hard case
  • Two contrabassoon reeds
  • End pin
  • Fingering chart


  • Maple finished in mahogany or ebony color
  • Alternate E (flat) keys (5 options)
  • Alternate vent keys (4 types)
  • Divorced low E mechanism
  • E-F (sharp) trill key
  • Thumb G (sharp) spatula
  • Rollers for wing C and E (flat) keys
  • Fast System
  • Custom keys
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