Oboist by William T. Robinson, III. Ligature Publications, 2001,
SB, 109 pages. Subtitled An Illustrated Guide for Beginning
Oboe Players, this is a valuable book for woodwind method classes,
band directors, and teenage and older beginners. As the subtitle
indicates it is filled with photos and drawings to illustrate the text.
Subjects include oboe key systems, reed preparation, embouchure
formation, hand and finger positions, fundamental fingerings, oboe care
and reed knife sharpening.