I'm fairly new to GPO (and to instrumentation in general) so I may have just run into a fact of life, but I'm having problems with a soft bassoon passage. Bassoon pp eighth notes with Q=120 lag way behind the other instruments' notes. The problem is much less at p and is unnoticeable at mp. I don't notice that the range has a significant effect, but these are A4, B4, and D4.
I assume that this is an artifact of the bassoon's attack characteristics, but doesn't a bassoonist accommodate? Is there something in GPO to tweak that approximates this accommodation (if there is such accommodation)? I've decided to just make the passage louder, but it seems like I shouldn't have to.