Date of Award

1976

Degree Type

Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Music

First Advisor

Dr. Max F. Dalby

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to describe and illustrate the necessary skills in making and adjusting oboe reeds. Particular attention is given to what is known as the American scrape reed and the problems inherent in adjusting this particular reed to obtain the desired response, pitch, and tone quality. The paper also contains a listing of the necessary equipment for working on oboe reeds.

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