Adler Contrabassoons

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The quality of woodwind instrument manufacture in Markneukirchen was the hallmark of the two companies "Gebrueder Moennig" and "Oscar Adler & Co." founded in the 19th Centurry.

All instruments are made of choice, well-seasoned maple with silver plated mechanism, incl. case, cover and accessories. 






  • till subcontra-Bb

  • 11 rollers on C and Eb (wing joint) / Eb and C# (left little finger) / F, F# and Ab (right little finger) / C and D (left thumb) / Bb and F# (right thumb)
  • Ab key for right thumb

  • complete wooden body

  • compact design

  • stepless adjustable spike

  • tuning slide

  • long-time matured Bosnian Maple wood

  • highgloss lacquered body

  • silver plated mechanics and bell

  • 3-D hand rest

  • 2 bocals "Oscar Adler & Co." no. 1 and 2 soldered by hand


Wait times vary. Call us for availability