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Great Oboists on Music and Musicianship

Michele L. Fiala and Martin Schuring


This volume contains interviews with twenty-six of the most prominent oboists from around the world. The chapters are in prose format and highlight different aspects of each musician’s career, focusing on musicianship and pedagogy in ways that are applicable to all musicians. The interviews contain topics such as creating musical interpretations and shaping phrases, the relationship of vocal to instrumental music, taking orchestral auditions, and being a good ensemble player/colleague. The subjects describe their pedagogy and their thoughts on breathing and support on wind instruments, develop ... More

Keywords: oboe, phrasing, tone, technique, reed, performance, pedagogy, audition, competition, orchestra

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190915094
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190915094.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michele L. Fiala, author
Professor of Oboe, Ohio University

Martin Schuring, author
Professor of Music, Arizona State University