13. March 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Read Online

Dear girl who plays Lady Gaga on her flute,
I play Ke$ha on my oboe.
Sincerely, I think we’ll get along just fine.

13. March 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: ACappellaAnyday™

Extra, extra … yep … a double ACappellaTuesday™ day!

Singers are Pete Avendano (from Italy), Julien Neel (from France), Enrico Imbalzano (Philippines)

13. March 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: FBQD

Insight gained last night: You can’t play jazz with an oboe. But you can dance.

13. March 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: ACappellaTuesday™

Miles Davis: Lament
JB Craipeau

13. March 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: For Your Listening Enjoyment

… Clara Schumann, that is. These were published in 1855 and were written for violin and piano (yes, we oboists can steal too!). Robert Schumann’s were written in 1839. I hear similarities. How about you?

From the YouTube page:
Juan Manuel García-Cano Ruiz, oboe. Alina Artemyeva, Piano
Auditorio SONY,Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía, Junio 2011

13. March 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

Sloan-“I ended up throwing the oboe across the room” me-“It still sounded the same” lol #goodtimes