Oboe (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guide)
Goossens (Leon) & Roxburgh (Edwin)
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BOOK ABSTRACT:

Contents

  1. INTRODUCTION - 1
  2. PART ONE: HISTORY
    … Chapter One: Early History Up To 1800 - 5
    … … Other Members of The Family: Alto Oboe - 15
    … … Tenor Oboe - 15
    … Chapter Two: Introduction of The Mechanized Oboe - 17
    … … The Bass Oboe and Heckelphone - 26
  3. PART TWO: THE REED AND THE OBOIST
    … Chapter Three: The Reed - 31
    … … Reed Making Equipment - 32
    … … Gouging - 37
    … … Shaping - 38
    … … Binding - 40
    … … Scraping - 42
    … … Cor Anglais Reeds - 48
    … … Oboe D'Amore Reeds - 49
    … Chapter Four: General Aspects of Modern Techniques - 50
    … … Maintenance - 50
    … … The Teacher - 53
    … … Producing the First Sound - 53
    … … Embouchure - 54
    … … Posture - 58
    … … Scales - 69
    … … Breath Control - 70
    … … Inhaling - 72
    … … Articulation and Attack - 76
    … … Dynamics - 81
    … … Tone Quality - 86
    … … Vibrato - 87
    … … Tone Quality of the Cor Anglais - 93
  4. PART THREE: THE MUSIC
    … Chapter Five: Playing Baroque Music - 97
    … … (By Edwin Roxburgh)
    … … The Problem - 97
    … … Tone Quality - 98
    … … Henry Purcell - 100
    … … Modern Editions - 102
    … … Style - 103
    … … Ornaments - 107
    … Chapter Six: Playing Classical Music - 134
    … … Inserting a Cadenza - 140
    … … Classical Orchestral Technique - 143
    … Chapter Seven: Playing Romantic Music - 149
    … Chapter Eight: 20th Century Music - 158
    … … The Rise of the Solo Oboist - 158
    … … Recording - 161
    … … Orchestral Considerations - 163
    … Chapter Nine: The Contemporary World - 166
    … … (By Edwin Roxburgh)
    … … Embouchure and Reed - 167
    … … Single Sounds - 170
    … … Multiphonic Procedures - 177
    … … Homogeneous Chords - 178
    … … Homogeneous Chords Mixed With Single Notes - 179
    … … Double Harmonics - 179
    … … Electronics and General Considerations - 181
  5. APPENDICES
    … Appendix I: List of Manufacturers - 185
    … Appendix II: The Oboe Repertoire - 186
    … Appendix III: Fingering Charts - 211



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