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Technique Books in the Allen Library (selections)
Oboe Art and Method by
Call Number: MT360 S397 [Allen shelves]
Publication Date: 2009
Explanations of breathing, embouchure, finger technique, articulation, phrasing; plus advice on practicing, instrument care, career development, and more.
Oboe Unbound by
Call Number: MT360 V35 O25 [Allen shelves]
Publication Date: 2004
Describes standard and new oboe techniques such as multiphonics, microtones, altered timbres, and extended range. Includes musical examples and hundreds of fingerings.
Orchestral Studies by
Call Number: MT366 R84 v.1-3 [Allen shelves]
Publication Date: 1975
990 difficult passages from the symphonic repertoire for oboe and English horn.
The Reed Maker's Manual by
Call Number: ML941 W42 [Allen shelves]
Publication Date: 1990
Step-by-step demonstrations of the complete process for making oboe and English horn reeds in the "Philadelphia" style. Playing characteristics of the reeds are discussed.
Browse the Shelves
There are many more technique books available in the library! Use these call numbers to find more:
||Wind technique (general)
||Woodwind technique (general)
||Oboe technique (general)
||Oboe orchestral studies
|MT372 – MT377
||English horn, oboette, etc. techniques
Browse Professional Journals
Professional journals are a great place to learn from experts about the most recent developments in your field.
Search articles online or browse the Allen Library current periodicals (near the Allen entrance). See especially:
The Double Reed by
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