48 Famous Studies (1st Oboe Part) edited by Wilhelm Ferling and Albert Andraud. For Oboe. Woodwind Solos & Ensembles - Oboe Method/Studies. Southern Music. Classical. Grade 3. Performance part. 47 pages. Southern Music Company #B103. Published by Southern Music Company (HL.3770173).
ISBN 1581060513. Classical. 9x12 inches.
Long established as one of the centerpieces of study repertoire for both the oboe and saxophone. In addition to the 48 famous Ferling studies it includes 3 Duos Concertants for two instruments and Trio for two oboes and english horn by Beethoven.
Location: from USA
December 30, 2011
good solid book
I agree with the other reviewers. Good challenging stuff for high school or college oboe study. My only complaint is that after working on 5 or 6 of these etudes (and there are 48 altogether) they become stylistically monotonous and homogenous. I like to have my students study some of...
16 of 32 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Lancaster, OH
November 21, 2011
These are great. Some of them are a real challenge at the marked tempos. I've had the book for years and I still go back to it regularly to work on fast articulated passages and technique in the more difficult keys. The slower etudes are a test in endurance at...
14 of 33 people found this review helpful.
A college student
Location: from University of Alabama
January 17, 2009
Great studies for college student.
These are great studies that are a huge benefit to study. I know a professor that auditioned for military band, and one of the sightreading exercises was, indeed, a Ferling etude. There is an etude in every key, along with a few excerpts to play. The only set back is...
34 of 68 people found this review helpful.