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 Re: wolf tone on the oboe?
Author: Wes 
Date:   2017-12-01 00:18

Yes, like the cello, oboes, oboe d'amores, English horns, and clarinets sometimes have detectable "wolf" tones. They can be caused by an amplification of a note because of a little tuned resonance lower down on the instrument. Second register Ab, G and Eb on my Loree English horn are some of the notes that stand out or go a bit out of tune for me, and one can use some alternate fingerings to sound better.

On the clarinet, second register G is a standout note, possibly for the same reason. One can live with these anomalies in many situations.

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