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 Re: Euro vs American sound
Author: ckoboe777 
Date:   2017-07-27 01:33

EaubeauHorn wrote:

> Ha, I laughed when I saw the word "apologetic." While I agree
> that one's choice of musicianship can have a lot of different
> results, Mr Holliger's tone has to be admitted to not be in any
> way "apologetic." And I find the upper register I hear most of
> the time on recordings, and in person, to tend that direction,
> agreeing with Chris that there is a bit of that to the
> character. And I bet most teachers would steer a student away
> from a totally in-your-face sound.
> I also have been known to blow the bell off my horn, which is
> of a quality fully capable of drowning out an entire string
> section with good tone, much appreciated when I got to play the
> solos in Brahms #1 a year or so ago. You could HEAR it; the
> conductor was grinning (I usually play 4th due to dystonia but
> was allowed to attack the solos in a rehearsal upon request.)
> It is well known that courage is required to play the horn
> well....and I think Mr Holliger definitely has a courageous
> sound. I have yet to listen to the other guy who keeps being
> mentioned but will make a point of it.

I definitely would agree that Holliger isn't "apologetic" at all. Holliger isn't an orchestral oboist, so he doesn't need to worry about tonal blend as much as an orchestral oboist would.

BTW, here are some clips of "other guy" (if you were talking about John Mack). He is definitely more restrained and controlled than what most European oboists would sound like:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OINZNXaoI3U
(skip to 0:28 to hear him play)

-ckoboe



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