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 wolf tone on the oboe?
Author: kroboe 
Date:   2017-11-30 15:59

On stringed instruments like the cello you have a phenomenon called a Wolf tone which is a tone very unstable caused by accustic properties of the instrument itself.
I have similar trouble with the F and partly also F# on the upper octave of my oboe, weather forked or straight fingering.
Also pretty much unaffected by switching between reeds.

Now I wonder, could the cello phenomenon apply to the oboe as well, is there a Wolf lurking?
Anyone heard of such a thing? If so, any remedy?

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