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Deluxe Trumpet Care Kit
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Marlin Lesher Oboe ReedMarlin Lesher reeds hold up to the most discriminating of tastes. Beautifully cut and wound, they produce a great tone.
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I am an oboist and former band director who now plays in pit orchestras and at church. I know how to make my own reeds, but often find I would rather spend my time playing rather than making reeds. The Lesher reeds are ready to play as soon as you buy them. I do agree that they need a good soak to play nicely. They have a nice, open tone quality (not stuffy or leaky like many commercially available reeds) and they are easy to articulate (it is difficult to tongue crisply on some reeds). Intonation is consistent throughout the range of the oboe, whereas some reeds sag or have wild variations in pitch in the middle range (usually around Bb or C above middle C). Low notes (middle c and lower) come out with ease, even when tonguing.
I do usually buy a reed that is a degree harder than I need and scrape it down a bit to suit me best.
These reeds have the best tone out of any reeds wwbw offers. The Selmer's sound is too stuffy, and the woodwind reeds are too harsh and raucous. Being a former sax player, I have major problems finding a mellow tone out of the oboe, because I'm not used to using that little air too produce sound. The Lesher allows for good control, and this particular model is a great learning and early performance reed.
I was very frustrated when I started learning the oboe because I had a lot of trouble with reeds, and I tried many different brands. I bought Marlin Lesher out of desperation, but serendipitously, because I liked the rainbow threads, and I will never use another brand. They break in easily, last a long time, sound great (according to my teacher - when I'm playing well!), and are very consistent with their quality control. I don't get some that are drastically more closed up than others. I was even able to move up to a harder reed after a short time. I love these reeds!
This reed is by far the best reed I have used. I have been playing oboe for a while and I have found this reed a very flexible reed. It takes some time to break into it, but then it produces a beautiful tone. The price is good, the quality is fine, and the different colors make this reed so much special.
I've used different reeds in the past, mostly Fox-Renard Artist and Jones with satisfactory results but these reeds were way better. The tone was more velvety and smooth as opposed to the typical bright and honky sound I get with the previous reeds. I did have to shave down the spine a tiny bit to make it easier to play but that's more my personal preference. A true oboist is always fiddling with reeds. Other than that, these reeds play great right out of the tube!
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