Selected Studies for Oboe, Volume - Oboe Study

Catalog: B580

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This collection of etudes was written, compiled and edited by Russian oboist and pedagogue Yuri Maizels to provide the most efficient means possible for young players to learn the basics of oboe playing. The composers, Hinke (a German composer who taught and worked in St. Petersburg during the reign of the Tsars), Wiedemann, Garnier and Debondue are among the finest of writers and pedagogues featured in this series. These studies begin very simply and gradually increase in difficulty, becoming more challenging melodically and rhythmically, with increasing comprehension of the instrument. Short phrases enable the student to learn to control both breathing and intonation. This collection of studies, in three volumes, can help a high school student or young professional to master technique, breathing, and intonation while developing the endurance that is vitally important for oboe players. Yuri Maizels was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg)Ÿin the formerŸSoviet Union. AfterŸthe conclusion of the Second World War, he was accepted at age 13 into the Naval Boarding Musical SchoolŸinŸLeningrad (the school which had been organized in 1873 by Rimsky-Korsakov), to study the oboe. In 1964, he graduated from the CollegeŸof Music with multiple degrees in oboe performance, oboe teaching, and conducting. During his career, Yuri Maizels played in major orchestras, working with suchŸwell-known conductors such asŸYuriŸTemirkanov,ŸMarissŸJansons, YuriŸSimionov, Valery GergievŸand others.

Table of Contents:
  • I. Exercises for Beginners (Maizels)
  • II. Continued Exercises on Tone Production with Expanded Range (Maizels)
  • III. Studies from the Elementary Method for Oboe (Hinke)
  • IV. Legato Studies (Hinke)
  • V. Advanced Etudes for Beginners (Hinke)
  • VI. Staccato Exercises (Hinke)
  • VII. Twenty-One Duets for Two Oboes (Garnier)
Sample Pages
Publisher: Southern
Composer/Author: Maizels, Yuri
Catalog Number: B580
Pages: 48