Special Sub-Topic: All About Oboes
|What key is a oboe in?|
C. The oboe is in the key of C. Any concert pitch is just what we play!
|What are most oboes made out of?|
wood. Most oboes are made out of wood, however some are made out of plastic, but the normal oboe is made out of wood.
|What type of music is the oboe made for?|
Classical. The oboe is a classical instrument.
|What key do many oboes not come with?|
Low B flat. People who are starting out on oboe normally start out missing the low Bb key.
|What are the parts of the reed?|
Staple, blades. The reed has a staple which is just like a tube with cork on it. On the staple are two blades. There are many, many parts to those blades.
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