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Accent Double Reeds Feature Comparisons

 Accent Oboe and Bassoon Quick Facts Charts                            

A feature-by feature comparison between the different oboes and bassoons available in the Accent line.

 

  Accent OB591G Accent OB791G Accent OB991W
Body Construction Composite Composite Composite Upper, Wood lower & Bell
Key System Modified Conservatory Full Conservatory Full Conservatory
Third Octave Key Yes Yes Yes
Key Finish Silver-plated Nickel Silver-plated Nickel Silver-plated Nickel
Pads Synthetic Synthetic Synthetic
Undercutting No Yes Yes
Adj. Thumb Rest No Yes Yes
Extra Features     Nickel-silver lined tenon sockets
Case ABS case ABS case and cover ABS case and cover
       
  BN590R BN791A BN991G
Body Material ABS Plastic ABS Plastic Wood Composite
Body Design Traditional Thin-Wall Thin-Wall
Key System Short-reach features Full German Full German, plus ergonomic design
Key Rollers F, Ab, Db, Eb F, Ab, Db, Eb F, Ab, Db, Eb, plus Bb, F#
High D and E No Yes Yes
Whisper Lock No Yes Yes
Additional Keys D# trill Key Ring key and plateau key for Left Hand Ring key and plateau key for Left Hand
Accessories 2 bocals, seat strap, hand crutch 2 professional bocals, seat strap, hand crutch 2 professional bocals, seat strap, hand crutch
Case Case and Cover Backpack-style case Backpack-style case