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 New to Oboe
Author: JonfromRW 
Date:   2021-10-28 18:38

Hi, Lifelong musician here- brand new to oboe/double reeds but always wanted to play double reeds. Recently borrowed a student oboe and beginners book. Made pretty good beginners progress (considering the limited time available...), but ran into a quick dead end with the lower register (below F#) and especially the forked F fingering which I can't get to sound at all about 95% of the time. With the octave key pressed it's fine. Is this a usual problem? Any suggestions?

Also, I'm looking to replace the reed as part of troubleshooting. Any thoughts on Lakota reeds? Any others you'd recommend for a beginner? I imagine I should stick with medium soft until the embouchure strengthens?

Thanks!
Jon

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