Magic Reed Handmade Professional Oboe Reeds are designed for highly accomplished professionals and near professionals, many who have trusted their most important performances to these reeds. Players appreciate the material and scrape options that areoffered with this model. These high quality oboe reeds reveal great balance of warmth, nuance, response, focus, and stability. Drawn from select cane by strength and matched with a professional Chiarugi #2 47 mm staple these are built by hand finishingthe reeds to concert standards on a Howarth XL oboe. These reeds receive an extra drying cycle, especially with somewhat harder cane, to improve post shipment reliability. Reed pre instructions are included. Satisfaction guaranteed.