Essentials for the Advancing Oboe Player


Below is a list of recommended etude/technical books for the oboe — some of the “Essentials for the Advancing Oboe Player.” They include many tried and true studies in tone production, technique, articulation, musicianship, etc. All of the literature/books itemized here can be purchased from Art’s Music Shop.

Also included here are some famous oboe artists with a corresponding recording that you may listen to. You can find many other recordings by these artists and more on YouTube, including master classes.

Just for fun, at the bottom, we’ve added some names of notable celebrities that have played the oboe.

Oboe Literature


Composer/Arranger

Andraud

Title

Practical & Progressive Method for Oboe

HL.03770170 (94-1301-4)

practical and progressive oboe method-andraud

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$34.95

Composer/Arranger

Barret

Title

Oboe Method

HL.48007048

barret oboe method

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$39.99

Composer/Arranger

Ferling

Title

48 Famous Studies for Oboe (or Sax) 1st & 3rd

HL.03770173 (94-1305-5)

ferling 48 famous studies for oboe

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$10.95

Composer/Arranger

Gekeler

Title

Oboe Method Book 1

ALF.00-EL00081 (94-1302-2)

gekeler oboe method book one

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$9.99

Composer/Arranger

Rubank

Title

Intermediate Method for Oboe

HL.04470220 (99-4089-1)

 

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 1 for Oboe

HL.04470410 (99-4092-5)

 

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 2 for Oboe

HL.04470420 (99-4159-2)

rubank intermediate oboe method

rubank adv vol 1 oboe

rubank adv vol 2 oboe

 

 

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Oboe Artists for Listening

 on YouTube

Nancy Ambrose-King


Elaine Douvas


Eugene Izotov


John Mack


Albrecht Mayer


Katherine Needleman


Elizabeth Priestly Stewart


 

 

 

 

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Celebrities/Notable People

that have played the

OBOE

Jennifer Lawrence


Julia Roberts


Rainn Wilson