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The tip opening of the double reeds (oboe and bassoon) generally accepts less air than any of the other reeded instruments. That's really the deciding factor for me in suggesting that my saxophone playing consumes more of my air where my double reed playing (again both oboe and bassoon) tends to leave me with more left over.

Although saying more or less air also sort of (in my opinion) implies that the speed and quality of the air is the same. For that I will have to disagree. Because the bassoon (and oboe) take a smaller quantity of my air to function I feel like I have to work harder so (at least psychologically) I feel as if I'm putting more air into the instruments.

clearly the best answer is to play neither the bassoon or saxophone and perhaps take up the flute in protest. :)
 
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