21. March 2006 · Comments Off on MQOD · Categories: imported, Quotes

The nature of this melodic instrument par excellence, being poorly suited to virtuosity, gives rise fatally to monotony; this is a pitfall that not all composers are able to avoid.

L’Art musical, 19/48 (1880): 338 found in the book The Oboe by Geoffrey Burgess and Bruce Haynes

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