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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000688.txt from 2003/06

From: "James O'Briant" <>
Subj: [kl] New Documentary about Laubin Oboe Factory
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 00:01:20 -0400

Bayside Music Press is proud to announce that we now carry Kirsten
Bates-Renaud's brand new documentary about oboe maker Paul Laubin and
the firm of A. Laubin, Inc. of Peekskill, NY. The 50-minute VHS tape
offers a rare glimpse into the Laubin workshop as you look over the
shoulders of the makers of what are arguably the world's finest oboes
and English horns.

Accompanied by music played by some of America's finest oboe and English
horn players, we tour the small four-person shop, where oboes are made
as they were 150 years ago - predominantly hand work, assisted by lathes
and drills that are today motorized. Oboist Sherry Sylar and English
horn player Thomas Stacy of the New York Philharmonic discuss their
Laubin instruments and also play portions of the soundtrack.

While the Laubin factory makes only oboes and English horns, this
documentary will be of interest to any woodwind player or teacher, any
instrument maker or repair person, or anyone with a respect for the
exquisite craftsmanship that goes into the very best hand-made

The video retails for $29.95 plus shipping.

To order using a credit card via PayPal, please visit the Bayside Music
Press website at:

Click on "books, audio and video" and then use the shopping cart to
check out.

To order and make payment by check or money order, please e-mail me
directly at:

This e-mail address is not on a secure server, so please do not send
credit card information via e-mail.

NOTE: This video is licensed for home use only. If you're ordering on
behalf of a library, school, college or other entity which requires
public performance rights, please contact us for further information.

Jim O'Briant
Bayside Music Press
1141 Valbusa Drive
Gilroy, CA 95020

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