Oboe reed making and problems of the oboe player. by Myron E. Russell

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Published by Jack Spratt Music Co. in Stamford, Conn .

Written in English

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  • Oboe -- Construction,
  • Oboe -- Instruction and study

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL13569722M

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This book has helped my daughter immensely. She was amazed at how informative it was and it really educated her in topics that were not being covered in her school classes. The reed making section is also very helpful and appropriate to players who are new to reed making.

This is a "must have" for any high school oboe player. I am glad I bought it/5(14). Oboe reed making and problems of the oboe player Unknown Binding – January 1, by Myron E Russell (Author)Author: Myron E Russell. This book is a must for any serious oboe player and reedmaker. The author is of the American school and the section on actually making reeds is firmly within this style, however there is a lot of information and pictures of reeds made from just about every conceivable school of reedmaking and therefore a very useful reference by: This book has helped my daughter immensely.

She was amazed at how informative it was and it really educated her in topics that were not being covered in her school classes.

The reed making section is also very helpful and appropriate to players who are new to reed making. This is a "must have" for any high school oboe player. I am glad I bought it/5. Oboemotions is the definitive volume on using Body Mapping technique to help oboists and other double-reed players prevent injury and develop the physical freedom and sensitivity needed for technical method book, picture book, anatomy book, and practice handbook, the purpose of Oboemotions is to place the musical and technical study of the oboe within the context of a /5(6).

The Making Oboe Reeds Ebook will show you all of this and a lot more. The oboe is a wonderful instrument, but as we all know making reeds is a real problem. It is easy to become frustrated by making reeds that don't work the way you want them to.

Take control back and relax a bit. The Making Oboe Reeds Ebook will show you all of this and a lot more. The oboe is a wonderful instrument, but as we all know making reeds is a real problem. It is easy to become frustrated by making reeds that don’t work the way you want them to. Take control back and relax a bit.

With hard work and the right information, you can. Tying On English horn, Oboe d’Amore, and bass oboe reeds While in general, reeds for other family members are made in a similar fashion to oboe reeds, there are some differences. Most importantly, the other members of the oboe family all require their own tube cane with a larger diameter (except the musette which would be smaller), and own gouger, shaper, and tubes.

Intro. Reed making is an art, not a science. While there are some aspects of reed making that seem fairly consistent (most oboists strive to tie blanks that do not leak, and that have tight sides, for example), many other parameters can change to suit the different needs of each player.

The stresses of reed-making can increase the risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Poor position or neck straps (which benefit the thumbs) can strain the neck. An endpin or commercial oboe support like the FHRED might be a viable alternative to take the weight of both neck and hands.

A lot of oboe reeds cross my desk every month. From the oboe reed critiques that I offer to all of the reed shipments from our reedmakers. Plus the oboe reeds I make myself. It doesn’t make me special or anything, but it does give me perspective on what works, what doesn’t and some of the most common obstacles that can keep you from enjoying your oboe reeds.

Even though reeds are troublesome, every problem with them is made worse if the player isn`t good, granted that goes both ways too. I`d say have a COMPETENT repairperson check and adjust the oboe, my old oboe has a similar problem and it`s not a reed or player problem, thankfully I have my new rigoutat now and could care less.

Oboe Reed Making with Adam Shapiro, Paul van der Linden - Baroque Oboe Maker and tutor “Many thanks for organising the oboe reed making workshop last weekend.

Adam is clearly an experienced reed maker and teacher and pitched the level of the course expertly. Oboe reed making;: A modern method, The Reed Maker's Manual: Step-By-Step Instructions for Making Oboe and English Horn Reeds: Oboe reed making: A modern method: Here are some general oboe related books.

Could be very interesting reading. General Oboe Books. The general pitch of the oboe is determined largely by the quality of the reed and the player’s control of the wind.

One of the most difficult things about the oboe is that there is no tuning slide on the oboe, and while many band directors recommend pulling out the reed to combat sharpness, this is not a great solution, as it will distort.

One problem many oboe players face is "dying" in the middle of a long phrase. player doesn't always push the diaphragm as well when the lungs are empty as when they are full. trick can help the player focus on the diaphragm with the lungs Size: 95KB.

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Diagnosing Common Oboe Reed Problems. An oboe reed can make or break an oboe's usability and sound. A good reed is responsive, balanced, and stable. But too often, reeds are too thick, too long, too open, too closed, too sharp -- you name a problem, and it's a possibility for an oboe reed.

Principal Oboe Olivier Stankiewicz is embarking upon the oboe solo at the end of last Sunday's performance of The Damnation of Faust when he realises he has a. Get this from a library. Oboe reed making and problems of the oboe player. [Myron E Russell].

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Martin Schuring describes in detail all of the basic techniques of oboe playing (including breathing, embouchure, finger technique, articulation, and phrasing) and reed making. He also provides advice on practicing, instrument care and adjustment, professional.

This book includes two main sections: Oboe basics - for new oboists, and Oboe Reeds- how to select, care for, soak, handle, store, and play on oboe reeds. This publication combines two books in one. Each book individually was priced at $ retail.

Band Directors: Save time and solve oboe problems in the classroom using this quick reference tool!Seller Rating: % positive. This book on the oboe is quite different to any other. It is a wonderful and funny book that covers so many aspects of oboe playing and reedmaking.

It features witty illustrations throughout and is a highly recommended part of any oboe player’s bookshelves. Available from for £ (ISBN: 0. Twelve years and hundreds of reeds later, Maryn decided to pursue opportunities outside of the oboe world. In June ofMKL reedmaker and professional oboist Laura Covey took over as owner.

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Covey began playing the oboe in 5th grade. Making your own reeds using this oboe reed making kit allows you to fully develop without unnecessary obstacles created by not having a reed suited to yourself.

Many top oboists say that part of your practice should be reed making and often they spend 6+ hours a week making reeds.5/5(3). Oboists' bad habits related to making reeds are possibly even stronger than those related to playing the oboe and are probably considered by them to be relatively unimportant.

However, the way the oboist uses herself while making and testing reeds could have an affect on how the reeds are balanced. Oboe Reeds and Their Selection. No discussion of playing the oboe would be complete without first discussing reeds. Hamilton has a few significant thoughts as they relate to reeds and reed selection.

“On a clarinet you gradually advance to harder and harder reeds. On the oboe I personally have never played on what I would call a hard reed. In comparison to other modern woodwind instruments, the treble oboe is sometimes referred to as having a clear and penetrating voice.

The Sprightly Companion, an instruction book published by Henry Playford indescribes the oboe as "Majestical and Stately, and not much Inferior to the Trumpet." In the play Angels in America the sound is described as like "that of a duck if the duck were Classification: Wind, Woodwind, Double reed.

No. Many oboists play entirely on reeds they’ve bought, either from their local music shop or from one of the many online suppliers that exist. The huge variety of reeds that can be bought is testament to the variety in instruments, players and th.

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Practicing: a Liturgy of Self-Learning Sherer, Lon   Also, try playing on a soft reed, not a medium-soft. Keep the med-soft handy, but maybe if you played on a softer reed until you can get used to the embouchure required for oboe playing it'd go a little easier.

Oboe, like any double reed, is a tough beast. The nature of this double reed will make it go out of tune real easy, as you've noticed. A handy book of tips for the oboe player.

The first two thirds of the book is in question and answer format covering topics such as intonation, wrist pain, tired lip, squawks, etc. The balance of the book covers embouchure, abdominal support, posture, breathing, reeds, buying an oboe and taking care of it.

One of the greatest issues facing oboe players is too much tension. Andrea Newhouse Fedele is an oboist and an alexander technique teacher. She talks about how sound is produced on the oboe, the structure of an oboe reed, the weight of the oboe, the shape the hands should be in when playing the oboe, the proper embouchure for an oboe player.

January of I purchesed the oboe reed portion of Weber Reeds. In addition to providing my personal professional and intermediate reeds I also sell 12 other model oboe reeds for all levels of players.

I have tried to continue the 30 year tradition of Weber Reeds going. So come over to Shalita Oboe Reeds and check out what we have.

Special. Reed making knives, threat, wire, tools - Discover our accessories. Part of the ‘mirage’ in this music is the illusion that a single instrument can sound like it is playing a complex chord, which is suggested by the use of various multiphonics, double harmonics and other extended techniques available (and now well- established in practice!) to the contemporary oboe player.

An oboist (formerly hautboist) is a musician who plays the oboe or any oboe family instrument, including the cor anglais, oboe d'amore, shawm and oboe musette. The following is a list of notable past and present professional oboists, with indications when they were/are known better for other professions in.

I just purchase a Fox Renard Oboe and want to start getting my Oboe thing started. At this point, tone isn't top priority to I'd like to start with Synthetic Reeds.

The cost and durability will allow me to progress without developing a "it's the reed." excuse. Let me know if anyone has used Synthetic reeds?Furthermore, oboe reeds wear out sooner than the thicker, larger single reeds, or thicker bassoon reeds, so they may last one third as long; less if the fragile tip is damaged.

When a student learns to make reeds, the cost of playing oboe is reduced, but reed making is a skill that an oboe player cannot learn without the help of a private.

Oboe Reeds - Selecting the Reed that's Best for You Posted on by Jeff Marshak At the heart of any successful lesson, rehearsal, or concert is a good oboe reed, and no one understands this better than our oboe department.

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