What Does Response Really
We always hear that you should have a responsive oboe reed. So what does that mean? Well, basically it… [more]
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I have had several people ask me about openings on their oboe reeds, specifically how to make them a bit bigger and more stable. Here is part of an email which I received from Eli: “It has to do with the cane I buy, the gouge of that cane, the way I tie it on, [...]
Here is a video of one of my favorite oboists, Liang Wang playing the first movement of the Mozart Oboe Quartet. Other movements will be on the way this week. Enjoy!
Here is a program on demand that features Albrecht Mayerand the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Here are the details Program details: Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1, Op. 24 Mozart: Andante for Oboe and Orchestra in C Major, K. 315 Bach: Concerto in A Major, BWV 1055 Andrew Norman: Apart, Together (Project 440 commission, World Premiere) Haydn: Symphony [...]
http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/131474208.html Go check out this article on www.philly.com. It is all about the Curtis Institute and I found it very interesting. Have a look.
Here is the latest from Delmar…Thanks The Mozart is the first piece, and the Britten is the first piece after intermission. ON DEMAND audio for 30 days until Dec. 22: F. Leleux plays Mozart Oboe Quartet and Britten Phantasy Quartet. http://sites.radiofrance.fr/francemusique/_c/php/emission/popupMP3.php?e=80000056&d=425005176 l Wolfgang-Amadeus Mozart Quatuor en Fa majeur K.370 (1781) Serge Prokofiev [...]