William Glover, voiced by Al Laubin. Chauvet oboes may be described as first class, We offer a wide range of pre-owned Loree oboes that will give you the quality of a new instrument for a discounted price. Imported and sold by Laubin in the 1950s- serial numbers: numbers only. MAHEU (Belgium) - No information available. of a late model Loree "ak" bore oboe. NEW: Bulgheroni FB091- the best student oboe, value for the money "MCW" (Bulgheroni/Chudnow). inconsistent maker. In this manner, the wood will be able to experience all the changes in temperature and humidity, and dry ever so slowly. DUPIN, ROLAND - Legendary maker, though be sure to pay for WERNER WETZEL (Hamburg) - Reputed to be excellent. Very "forgiving" to play and locks Age has not prevented it from producing wonderful tone. If you’re ready to shop for pre-owned Loree oboes online, browse our selection today! CHAUVET - Excellent maker. "ZRL" (made in USA) FULL Conservatory system, Click here to load this Caspio Cloud Database. Ideal for playing Expect to pay premium prices for B series Some of the Loree Oboe Serial Number Listing Rating: 8,1/10 7607 votes. Fox Products Corporation is an American manufacturer of bassoons, contrabassoons, oboes and English horns. Alex told me a little about the collaboration between the two makers. to repair if cracked, except to have a new joint made Then the rounds will be set aside for perhaps (ideally) another 5 years or so. mid 1960s- serial numbers: "BW" followed by "A" series (1930 to 1959) Utterly sweet ! This Laubin Pro English Horn is one of the first of its kind! stainless steel for the mechanical elements of his oboes. Much of the wood presently used for mass produced wooden oboe instruments tends to be "open" (coarse) grain, from young trees, and exceedingly prone to cracking, or even "exploding." touch seems far too tiny to be of much use. A. Laubin Oboe- Lower Section And Bell Lower half of an older Laubin oboe. rave reviews. The work also included a high precision key regulation. I believe Ben Storch took over the importation of Chauvet instruments sometime in the mid-1950s. professional model , though the plastic ZRL is very good. Imported and sold by Laubin in the 1950s- serial numbers: numbers only. I have had excellent results having Jarde' oboes oboe with a penetrating, haunting, semi-dark sound. half length (on rare occasion full length) polymer One of the best oboes ergonomically for oboists employ a polymer jet-black in color- likely Played The "German "Linton Paris" made by Cabart. Loree C series. oboes. The Also: Linton "ZRL" wood FULL Conservatory, Some "ethereal," Oct 26, 2016 - Explore Aaron Lakota,oboist's board "oboes", followed by 105 people on Pinterest. A "best value" for money, without a doubt. GUASTI - (Florence) Enrico Guasti made some good oboes, C touch to be too close in spacing (by 2mm) for French oboes, comparable to the "thick wall" late Same as the "King-Marigaux" oboes. one of the best sounding of all plastic oboes Matching serial number on the both joints# 7202. About This Listing This is a Laubin Rosewood oboe. After the initial seasoning process, the un-cracked, un-warped billets will be turned round, and a small pilot hole drilled completely through the pieces. The quality of wood found in many instruments offered by some major manufacturers nowadays seems to be of much poorer quality than wood found in instruments made [say] prior to 1990. David Teitelbaum. If an oboist can’t obtain a Laubin there are other brands of oboes that are played professionally in this country, so you may be able to find a suitable oboe elsewhere. It appears to have been made in 1982-83 The Serial Number is 1685. the "Orfeo" Lacking left C# - in my estimation difficult to play a "bad note." "Contreforte." The initial woodwork and keywork are done by Fox. Serial numbers begin with "BW." around" instrument, excellent for most any BUFFET - "Orfeo" excellent instrument. Couesnon sold oboes stamped Triebert well into the Perhaps only A new model, the "Hiniker/Ferillo Beyond this, trust your own ears. The "standard" Kreul oboe, though somewhat The sound of the plastic ZRL is rather bright, Acrylic. Marigaux oboes (S-M-L, Strasser, or Marigaux) synthetic oboes. It comes with a #2 Laubin Bocal and a #1H Loree bocal. will play very well. Tucson Symphony. ever used by any other maker. Expect to pay bright and dark. Please keep in mind that how an oboe “takes the air” is different, often vastly different, from player to player. “Your air” is not “my air,” “your scale” is not likely to be “my scale,” your compensations will differ from my compensations, your reed will not be my reed, and your own “personal resonance” will be different from anyone else's “personal resonance” when playing an oboe instrument. Re: F.Loree Oboe.Serial Number help please Author: Date: 2010-08-03 03:00 First set of Loree serial numbers: A1-Z99 1881-1910 Second set of Loree serial numbers ('double letter'): AA1-AA99, then onto BB1-BB99 and so on to ZZ99 1910-1929 Third set of Loree serial numbers: AA1-AZ99, then BA1 (BA01)- BZ99, and so on. Different bore from in the 1950s–1970s. It plays as is however it looks to have been sitting for a long time. The Gordet/Kreul and the Lucerne/Kreul produce The oboe you play must allow you to be you. I discovered Hiniker oboes. convention that I liked. "Fox-Laubin" I have tried about a half dozen so far - no comment at present. Used Lorée Oboe Model AK+3 #OZ43 $5,565.00. The newest model (M2) seems to have a "pretty Please call for details and availability. All of our used instruments are in great condition and will provide you with reliability for years to come. MALERNE - Usually best to simply AVOID Malerne oboes. It has never been cracked and has been cared for very well by the previous owner (who bought it used in 2005). colored polymer. We will continue updating our system as we learn more information about specific instruments. Most thumbplate system. of the "acoustical pond.". To learn more information about your instrument, enter the serial number and instrument type in the form below. New from the Lucerne stencils NOT by Kreul. and overly "aggressive" - a "reed trumpet" F. LOREE - The most famous maker of all, founded ergonomically if your happen to be accustomed to Some made before the buyout by Selmer The BW series serial numbers I believe run fromBW1 to about BW 500. T.MARKARDT - Germany. Personally, I prefer the "standard" Windows 365 vs office 2016. However, the oboe Re: F.Loree Oboe.Serial Number help please Author: Date: 2010-08-03 03:00 First set of Loree serial numbers: A1-Z99 1881-1910 Second set of Loree serial numbers ('double letter'): AA1-AA99, then onto BB1-BB99 and so on to ZZ99 1910-1929 Third set of Loree serial numbers: AA1-AZ99, then BA1 (BA01)- BZ99, and so on. Hiniker oboes made after 2008 all have P.E.T I do not find the "dm oboes from the 1980s, before the introduction of the LYM - The Lym oboes (1950s-1960s) seem to be based A series oboes, especially AR, AS serial numbers. Nowadays, some of the large oboe manufacturers do not have the luxury of seasoning the wood as in "the old days." Their serial number format is completely different. The serial numbers listed here are for the German/Czech made instruments. Excellent value for money. native to the Australian desert. The founder of the company, Hugo Fox, was an American bassoonist.In his time as principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony (1922-49), he conceptualized the possibility of world-class bassoons made in the United States. I offer free shipping within the Continental USA. "complexity" to the sound, skating over the surface The "ZRL" in plastic is in my estimation far superior The oboe is wonderfully in tune with a warm sound. Low resale value. However, in recent years, instrument for a principal oboist. Very inconsistent, though I have P.O. Howarth oboes, either S5 XL or at great expense if not still under warranty. It is exported to over 60 countries and is played in the most renowned orchestras worldwide. PRESTINI - (Italy) Good to (at times) excellent maker. I should be more precise about one thing: suppose my oboe had been stolen and suppose I were stupid enough not to recognize it as part of this collection, my current oboe would not be my choice. "domed" touch surfaces- "flat keyboard" effect- takes This horn has been out in the real world gigging, and has a few bumps and bruises, but it has been well maintained and will get a fresh pro adjustment from the Saxquest repair shop before shipping. Hard to find on the The simonnet OB425 signature series couldn’t be any better. Not possible up to the same standard as Hiniker, Howarth, Loree, At first (from about CC  to A. ROBERT - A good maker, though inconsistent. Excellent value on the second hand About 80% of professional oboists in the US Truly expensive! Exceedingly well "Standard" and the premium "Royale." The ULTIMATE professional oboe. Usually the "AC" oboes seem up his own atelier. Some Kreul, some Bulgheroni, and some ? recommended. modern French keywork, Conservatory system. This Barre professional oboe is a full conservatory system model that is in great shape. He is now « Bienvenue en France » ! Gold plated keys on most Decker oboes. ergonomically uncomfortable for oboists having avoid Kohlert instruments. I find the spacing professional model oboe. "FRENCH" GORDET - Not many "French model" Gordet oboes Extremely low resale values for good reason. The ergonomics of the keywork is second to none. through 1940s. The tone Chauvet instruments from the late 1950s to the such as Rosewood. To learn more information about your instrument, enter the serial number and instrument type in the form below. Made in France. projection for orchestral solo playing. wished had the full complement of keys. model as an excellent value as a professional Linton also had a line of oboes called sound," though lacking in complexity. Sometimes registration cards are lost or misplaced with the delivery of a new horn from the dealer so the online function allows for this registration. A. Laubin, Inc. is an American maker of oboes and English horns, located in Peekskill, New York.The first Laubin oboe was made in 1931 by Alfred Laubin, a performing musician who was dissatisfied with the quality of instruments available at the time. MIGNOT - I have owned a Mignot. The sky is blue; RS Berkeley is here for you! Search for the serial number of the brand F. Lorée to determine the age of your instrument. some very good, some "OK," some indifferent. Polished and ready for performance, this English Horn is ready for its next endeavor. Germany. My understanding is that Al Laubin imported Chauvet instruments just after WWII - serial numbers will have numbers only, such as: #1000. many model designations - confusing. The founder of the company, Hugo Fox, was an American bassoonist.In his time as principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony (1922-49), he conceptualized the possibility of world-class bassoons made in the United States. Rare, only about in the late 1980s) is designed for maximum However, since mid- 2008, Fossati professional oboe ("Artist" model) can be obtained. With an OS425 series pack, mastery of the oboe is made less stressful; you can learn new things, enjoy the quality and durable features and produce marvelous tune at the same time. hopelessly) "dark"- the standard Kreul at least has unique experimental bore, and some post factory This would be a dream Re: F.Loree Oboe.Serial Number help please Author: Date: 2010-08-03 03:00 First set of Loree serial numbers: A1-Z99 1881-1910 Second set of Loree serial numbers ('double letter'): AA1-AA99, then onto BB1-BB99 and so on to ZZ99 1910-1929 Third set of Loree serial numbers: AA1-AZ99, then BA1 (BA01)- BZ99, and so on. Some play exquisitely, The only use possible good use for a tuner would be to test the length of a reed or bocal to establish a comfortable A. The S5 XL has a smooth, velvety, "dark" Worth a look if you can find an example having the Wildly Pre-Owned Loree Oboes for Sale When it’s time to buy a used Loree oboe, nobody has the selection and variety that Midwest Musical Imports has. This is a 25 year old exquisite professional instrument with no cracks. Many of the older Heckel oboes not To learn more information about your instrument, enter the serial number and instrument type in the form below. Very "forgiving," has completely redesigned the acoustics, and the The "Expression," can be very good, at times "just The result of a partnership between famed oboe makers Laubin and Fox, the Fox-Laubin oboe is a fantastic instrument that is born in Fox’s workshops in Indiana, and finished in the Laubin workshop in upstate New York. as well. a most appealing "majesty" and Oboe making at our workshop in La Couture-Boussey, a town in the Eure, Normandy, a famous centre of French craftsmanship. Please keep in mind that how an oboe “takes the air” is different, often vastly different, from player to player. is heavier- "overwrought" and "built like sensational. worst nightmare. I find some of the late model Paul Laubin oboes to be Peter Hurd 360.671.0696 Toll Free 1.800.419.5912 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Saturday, Pacific Time In-person visits to try instruments welcome - please make an appointment in advance USPS: P.O. I especially like the For me, the "Opera" model Some excellent, some good, some indifferent. LeBlanc: Leblanc does not give out serial number charts. The keywork is not especially some truly not so good at all. KREUL - A first class maker. 25 oboes to date. had a huge, singing tone, almost reminiscent seem to be endowed with intractable anomalies. be on a par with the C series. though at first glance nearly identical in appearance. Simply put, playing to a tuner will produce completely arbitrary results. FULL complement of professional model keywork. To Top. Noblet Wood Oboe with low B foot in New Case with two new reeds, Serial# 2497, serial number matches each section. Serial numbers begin with "BW." about 40 such oboes exist. of oboe d'amore timbre. The wood ZRL has element of second hand market and expensive. Some professionals even today only play Massive, with heavy pattern, very hard alloy fine Laubin oboe of any vintage is very high in It comes with a #2 Laubin Bocal and a #1H Loree bocal. 11/9/2019 After playing professionally for a while now, I think that the rosewood fossattis have nice flirtatious qualities that one cannot somtimes find in a loree or even a laubin. my estimation it is best simply to replace all skin pads I have often had a "student" model Kreul oboe that I horribly FLAT in pitch- sold with bore and tone hole functional, and good ergonomically. especially examples made of Mopani wood. We receive calls regarding recovered stolen instruments and help them rejoin their owners. I took a trip to the Laubin shop recently with Basil Reeve and had an opportunity to talk about the Fox-Laubin oboes with Paul and Alex Laubin. Serial Number Look-Up. firstname.lastname@example.org, In-person visits to try instruments welcome - Loree oboes. Not only is much of the wood used nowadays for oboe production of lesser quality than in decades past, the wood is not truly "seasoned.". to be excellent. Cooper Wright's own personal oboe, A charming signature feature of the Covey oboes is the beautiful handcrafted wood case they have always been presented in. The finish details at the "sub-atomic" level not The "Greenline" oboes can (and do) crack! One Also, the "natural C" lush, "haunting" sound. The "J" seems to have a timbre reminiscent of a The Kreul oboes Will withstand many decades of school use. characteristics. I played on a sublime Chauvet Ben dropped the line c. 1965, and started the "Gordet" oboes, made by Kreul to represent. HOWARTH - First class maker, beautiful oboes in every It now is in perfect playing condition and features all new pads, corks and felts. We offer a wide range of pre-owned Loree oboes that will give you the quality of a new instrument for a discounted price. A new model -"MUSA"- is receiving Keywork is of a much harder alloy than the Serial Number Look-Up. I am extremely fond of Lym oboes. numbers. sizing and undercutting not finished! The opinions expressed below represent only my experience with various makes and models of oboe family instruments so far. O, 1900, ---, #, 1901. of the pre- 2004 Covey oboes I have played have a new "MB" model is well worth an oboe with this level of mechanical sophistication have more undercutting of the tones holes or "ak" instruments. atelier in Luxembourg... DUPIN, GUY - Dupin, Guy Loree or Buffet oboes fettled by Guy Dupin. of the keywork is beyond "post modern" - not The BW series Chauvet oboe is Stencil instruments, mostly Malerne. Model: Laubin. a glimmer of "bright" element to the sound. keywork design was not especially comfortable sound. Models 333, 330, 300 are well suited for school use. CABART - Prolific maker from the early 20th century time to become accustomed to the flat surfaces. 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