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FREE: Making an oboe reed

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Length: 10 minutes

Watch Leleux make a reed from scratch and finally playing Strauss Concerto on it.
Leleux doesn´t like to complicate things too much, and that can be a great help in this process. He shares the details about cane, equipment, scraping and much more in this short informative video.

Recognised throughout the world as the best oboist of his generation, François Leleux enjoys an international career appearing with major orchestras and at important venues and festivals performing repertoire from Baroque to newly commissioned works. François Leleux has worked with leading conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Mariss Jansons, Sir Colin Davis, Myung-Whun Chung, Daniel Harding, Thomas Dausgaard, Wolfgang Sawallisch and Alan Gilbert.


01 01 Making a reed



I play on an American scrape reed so this isn't very applicable to me, but it was still very interesting and insightful.

Sarah Cordish

This video alone is worth the whole series. I am making super reeds since getting great hints from this video

Alexander Goroshilov

One of the best oboist of our generation. His sound is amazing. And he make things looks soooo easy! I realy enjoyed watching this video!

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