Understanding the Oboe Reed, collects research on respiratory support, vibrato and reed manufacturing in the world’s major styles, explains options of shovel, tudel, gubia, shape, knife and scraping, to offer predictable control over every aspect of tone and response.
Graham Salter is one of Britain’s most experienced oboists, teachers and coaches. He holds the position of Cor Anglais at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden after that of Oboe director at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, recorded at the film studios and has performed as a guest with all major orchestras in Britain. Former EDITOR of BDRS / DRN, teaches master classes and classes, reproduces recitals that choose from five sizes of modern oboe and appears regularly as a solo concerto.
552 pages with 82 worldwide interviews and 115 reeds photographed in light and profile with complete measurements.