Derek Wickens: the oboe

United Kingdom, 1969

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Episode of Series “We Make Music”.
Derek Wickens, describes the oboe’s complexity and how its tone is generated by its double reed. The history and range of the instrument is described with examples from Dvorak’s “New World” symphony, Richard Strauss’ Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra and part of the Haydn Concerto.

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