The oboe : an outline of its history, development, and construction / Philip Bate.
By: Bate, Philip.Material type: TextSeries: Instruments of the orchestra: Publisher: London : New York : E. Benn ; W.W. Norton, 1975Edition: 3d ed.Description: xv, 236 p., viii leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0510362508; 9780510362508.Subject(s): Oboe -- History | Oboes, to 1974Additional physical formats: Online version:: Oboe.DDC classification: 788/.7 LOC classification: ML940 | .B37 1975Other classification: 24.83 | LR 11870
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Bibliography: p. 212-222.
1. Definitions and Descriptions: etymology -- 2. Reeds: history; structure; the 'cane'; alternatives to the double-reed -- 3. The Precursors and the Advent of the Oboe -- 4. The Oboe in the 18th Century; fingering -- 5. The Oboe in the 19th Century: the rise of the French oboe; the Triebert family and their work; Barret's improvements; Triebert-the last phase and successors; the oboe on the Boehm system; the German oboe after Sellner; other European countries -- 6. The Oboe Today -- 7. The Larger Oboes and Exceptional Varieties: alto; tenor; bass or baritone; the 19th century or modern period; exceptional types -- 8. The Heckelphone -- 9. Acoustics: the reed/air column partnership; the influence of the bell; the octave or 'speaker' key; the energy budget -- 10. Materials and Manufacture: tuning and boring -- 11. Oboe Constructions: the curved cor anglais -- 12. Technique and Capabilities: breathing; vibrato; muting; extra harmonics; capabilities -- 13. Celebrated Oboe-Players-Some Biographical Notes: English teachers in the 19th and early 20th centuries; professors at the Paris Conservatoire.