Advertising and Web Hosting on Woodwind.Org!

Woodwind.OrgThe Oboe BBoardThe C4 standard

 New Topic  |  Go to Top  |  Go to Topic  |  Search  |  Help/Rules  |  Smileys/Notes  |  Log In   Previous Message  |  Next Message 
 Re: Open Hole / Ring Model Lorée
Author: heckelmaniac 
Date:   2017-07-24 10:25

I have yet to see a Loree "ring system" oboe made past the B series (c. 1957-1968).

I have a CC series ("double letter series," 1910-1929) Loree oboe from 1913.
I have just had a left F key retrofitted. It has F resonance key, low articulated C# mechanism, Ab-Bb trill, and a "Bleuzet" system mechanism for the D#-E trill.
No cracks, no wear to the sliver plating, and the bore still has much of its original polish in evidence. The instrument possesses an "ethereal" sound, a "spot on" scale and voicing, and responds with ease throughout the entire range up to highest harmonic A. A complete "gas" to play! This instrument likely has many lifetimes of music left to play, assuming it is not dropped off any high buildings, or is played in a walk-in freezer. Years ago, it took me about 6 months to become thoroughly at ease with playing my first ring system oboe. For most players,
playing a ring system oboe d'amore or English horn can become "second nature" very quickly as they usually only have two open ring keys. Some of the early Loree "ring system" oboes d'amore and English horns can be fabulous.

 Reply To Message  |  Avail. Forums  |  Flat View   Newer Topic  |  Older Topic 

 Topics Author  Date
 Open Hole / Ring Model Lorée  new
wkleung 2017-06-27 04:48 
 Re: Open Hole / Ring Model Lorée  new
Chris P 2017-06-27 16:05 
 Re: Open Hole / Ring Model Lorée  new
oboist2 2017-06-29 04:35 
 Re: Open Hole / Ring Model Lorée  new
heckelmaniac 2017-07-24 10:25 
 Re: Open Hole / Ring Model Lorée  new
Wes 2017-07-24 10:40 
 Re: Open Hole / Ring Model Lorée  new
oboist2 2017-07-24 12:26 

 Avail. Forums  |  Need a Login? Register Here 
 User Login
 User Name:
 Remember my login:
 Forgot Your Password?
Enter your email address or user name below and a new password will be sent to the email address associated with your profile.
Search Woodwind.Org

Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

The Clarinet Pages
is sponsored by:

For Sale
Put your ads for items you'd like to sell here. Free! Please, no more than two at a time - ads removed after two weeks.

Retailers and manufacturers of clarinets, both modern and early replica

Instrument repairs, restorations, adjustments, and overhauls.

Major events especially for clarinetists

Services and products too varied to categorize! Repair, recording, news

Great reeds available from around the world

Music & Books
CDs, Sheet Music, and some of the greatest reference books ever written!

Mouthpieces & Barrels
Fine makers of mouthpieces and barrels, from wood to crystal to hard rubber and plastic

Accessories that every clarinetist needs - reed makers and shapers, ligatures, greases, oils, and preservatives ... and more!

     Copyright © Woodwind.Org, Inc. All Rights Reserved    Privacy Policy    Contact