This book details the history of the oboe and the bassoon, discusses their role in orchestras and the increasing solo literature written for them. Joppig also includes an account of the changing role of the oboist and the bassoonist in society and reviews famous performers of the last 200 years. With a wide range of illustrative material, the development of the instrument's construction, tonal quality and playing technique is documented. The remodelling of the instruments is detailed as new materials were introduced. Advice on playing techniques is given for those learning to play the instruments. Joppig has written a number of books and articles on the oboe and bassoon.
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Book Description Amadeus Pr, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110931340128