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 Re: The best way to play Eflat-F
Author: oboist2 
Date:   2018-10-19 00:41

Most players in the US will favour the left hand F. I nearly always use the forked F. The reasons I do this is that there are passages that can only be played using the forked F so I try to get used to it by playing it as much as possible. There are times, when it's unique sound qualities can be useful. I found it especially useful in playing second oboe in composers who write low passages that need to be played quietly - such as Dvorak. I now play on aged instruments where the left hand F is positioned below the the left hand E flat, and my little fingers are quite short, so this makes playing the left hand F rather impractical. Incidentally, in case there is something wrong with the adjustment on you oboe as far as that forked F is concerned ( often the vent if your oboe has it - Not all do - My oboe of 1935 or so doesnt, but the matching cor does). I would also suggest you talk to your teacher for advice on this and other issues.

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