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Patricola Evoluzione Professional OboePatricola Brothers oboes are a handmade Italian oboe that are common professional instruments and are found in major symphonies all across the world. The Patricola PT.1 S6 Evoluzione is one such professional oboe, equipped with the semi-automatic system, also featuring silver-plated keys, a double F key (left hand F) and double low C key. It has a 3rd octave key, forked F resonance key, low C to C# and low B to C# trill keys, C to Eb trill, C to E trill ring, Ab-Bb trill key, G#-A trill key, and independent connection from low B to low C.Made with selected Mozambique grenadilla wood or Brazilian rosewood naturally seasoned for about eleven/thirteen years. It is characterized by fine intonation, a lightly dark and controlled tone with powerful, free sound emission. It is also notoriously easy to play.
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While looking for a new oboe (coming from a used but good Loree), I tried everything I could get my hands on. The Marigaux was too sweet, Yamaha a little hard to control, Fossatti not stable enough, Bulgheroni kind of thin, and Lorees felt too resistant. I tried the Patricola on a hunch (I'd never seen or heard one before), and sold my Loree as soon as I played the first few notes. Wonderful, even, scale that requires no favoring. Superb craftsmanship in the wood and keys. Tone is warm but projects, and the biggest thing is just the easy, comfortable feel that you have to experience to understand. I just play better on it because I'm not thinking about the horn (if only I could get reeds that played this well). Including some staples and accessories was a nice touch. I was very impressed all the way around and intend for this instrument to last me another 10 years like the last one. And the price was a nice bonus!
It is a very beautiful instrument it has the sound of an angel. It is a better choice to have gold keys but that?s alright. The instrument is very well played in chamber groups and orchestras. Buy from here you will NOT regret it.
I have tried the Patricola Rosewood and am still sorry that I could not afford to purchase it in addition to my Covey. The rosewood, colour of the silver plating, shape of the keys, the countersunk post-beds, the humidifier and agrometer, the case cover with a flap underneath the zipper thus "really" keeping out the cold and the large pouch make you want to cuddle this oboe; hug the makers for doing such a superb job. The tone is stable and has the timbre of a mezo-soprano, not shrill nor dark. Projection is adequate for small orchestra, but because of it's unique sound will stand out in any musical grouping. The mechanics are easy on the hands. Slightly lowering of the A key, the one curling up over the right hand G# would be nice for small hands but will not be an issue for most hands. A georgeous instrument, a pleasure to practice on and the envy of any woodwind player.
This is the best oboe I have ever tried. The only one better that I have owned is a Laubin, but those are $6-7000. For the money and the quality of a hand made instrument this is by far my favorite. The tone is perfect (especially for a A440). There is a clear deep rich sound and because the wood is aged, it won't crack as easily as a Loree.
This is one of the best oboes out there and I am a professional oboist in the NY, Phil area and I would give 2 thumbs up for this awesome piece of art.
OK, I admit it, I am a lazy oboist. I want the oboe to do as music work for me as possible. Well, that?s exactly what my Rosewood Patricola S6 Ev does? it plays in tune with a consistent sound in all registers, all by its self. Finally, I can have a ?bad reed day? and not get frustrated. My instrument is very forgiving, without being too flexible; and yet maintains enough flexibility to play with expression. I have a long history of playing on ?dark? sounding oboes: Chauvet AC, Gordet -Kreul, Loree -AK, and Laubin -an oldie from Alfred?s hands. The Rosewood Patricola has a ?somewhat dark? sound with quit a lot of carrying power, but not ?muffled? ?as my old Laubin had. The best part is this? I did not have to wait 8 years, and I purchased mine on sale ?one of those things that happen rarely.
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