How to Clean an Oboe?

Answer Although you may not clearly see it, there is dirt all over the keys and spit all inside your regularly used oboe. You've got to clean it!

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How to Play the Oboe?

An oboe looks similar to a clarinet, but it does not have a mouthpiece. It has a double reed, so while it is not easy to play, it has a beautiful and unique sound. Try this instrument out to get an... Read More »

How to Make Oboe Reeds?

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