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 LH C# on a d'amore
Author: mroboe 
Date:   2018-03-04 07:49

I just recently received an older (A. Robert circa 1920's) oboe d'amore and was surprised to find out while testing it that it has a LH C# key in the same spot the low Bb key would be on an oboe. I have never encountered any instrument with a LH C# key before and was wondering how common such a feature is and if it would have been a standard addition during manufacturing or would have been a later modification?

Even after only a few days, I can see the benefit to having access to this alternative fingering, and would be interested to play an oboe with one. But, when these are used on an oboe, where would the key be located?



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