A straight-talking guide to making and understanding oboe reeds. Includes some philosophy on approaching oboe reed making and, in his own words "a whole lot of useful information about tools, cane and other supplies." Other chapters discuss knives and knife sharpening, tying blanks, the scrape and final adjustments. Especially usefull is his trouble-shooting charg 117 pages. Comb bound.
Category: Oboe Textbooks Item: 045960 Grade: Price: $24.95 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Concise Reed Making Manual for Baroque Oboe. This illustrated manual for making reeds for the baroque oboe is written in both English and German. Each step is illustrated and there is also a section with measurments and adjustment tips. 63 pages
Category: Oboe Textbooks Item: 087092 Grade: Price: $32.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Includes a variety of topics such as: how to assemble instrument; breath control; embouchure control; tongue control; finger control; care of instrument; reeds & their care; practice suggestions. Also includes a variety of helpful diagrams. - pc
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Category: Oboe Textbooks Item: 068020 Grade: Price: $35.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
The Art of Oboe Playing is actually two books in one -- one part by Robert Sprenkle on playing the oboe, and another part by David Ledet on reed-making. Sprenkle was the renowned teacher of some of the finest oboists, among them Robert Bloom of the Rochester Philharmonic. Ledet has an exceptionally broad professional background, including assistant band director, teacher of oboe and theory, and administrator. 96 pages. - the publisher (contents & sample pages)