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This just in from internationally known oboist Nicholas Daniel. TAKE NOTE!: Musicians! I just managed to spark an alert at Heathrow and was delayed so much that I missed my flight because of something in the small humidifier in my oboe case. Hautbois Marigaux kindly put it there to help with dry conditions but on […]
6 days ago | |
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My oboe teacher has quickly become one of my greatest role models. (Nope, not one of my students. Oh well!)
7 days ago | |
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This storm needs a bassline. Maybe an oboe solo.
8 days ago | |
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‘Good music is a stress-buster’ Good music is a stress management tool. If students do not learn music, they should at least listen to good classical music or classical-based music… I’m giving you a snippet of something I just read. I’m going to guess that most who read this blog are going to think it’s […]
8 days ago | |
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When you have a good enough reed, then the oboe has one of the most beautiful voices ever. It can be bittersweet, spicy and plaintive and make the listener laugh or cry. The sound alone is what makes it all worthwhile and you have to be totally in love with that to make it a […]
9 days ago | |
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Getting distracted from the movie by the music in it, thinking to myself “omg that bassoon solo!” or “that english horn part was so cool!”
9 days ago | |
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What brand is my oboe? So, i’m trying to figure out what brand my oboe is because I might be looking to sell it. All that’s “written” on it is the number 101227 on all three parts of the body, but the bell doesn’t have a brand name on it… so I was hoping someone […]
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I like the piano concerto. Really. But if I’m going to use classical music to try to thwart the NSA I think I’d choose something different. Hmm. Suggestions? ;-) MPs who sit on the spying committee had become so concerned that US agents might listen in to their discussions that they had ordered classical music […]
10 days ago | |
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If you start the oboe in eight grade and want to get good by high-school, how long should you practice? I read this online. The answer suggested starting at 15 minutes, moving to 30 and eventually 45. But of course it’s not that simple. Still, kudos to the young oboist who wants to “get good”! […]
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I’ve never met an oboe player that only played oboe
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