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gebruder monnig oboes    18:22 on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

jpark
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hey i purchased a gebruder monnig professional oboe and i can't find much info on the company can somebody tell me about what they know about them and whether there good or not. thanks


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Re: gebruder monnig oboes    03:38 on Thursday, February 25, 2010 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

contra448
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They are a long established (East) German company, now merged with Adler, who are now known mainly for their bassoons. They do still make instruments of the oboe family & German system clarinets. www.moennig-adler.de

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Re: gebruder monnig oboes    20:59 on Thursday, February 25, 2010 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

jpark
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thanks, have you ever played on one?

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Re: gebruder monnig oboes    04:12 on Friday, February 26, 2010 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

contra448
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No - I've never played one. The only ones I've seen have fully automatic octaves which are devils to regulate & they do restrict alternative fingerings in the top ranges.

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Re: gebruder monnig oboes    09:16 on Friday, February 26, 2010 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

jpark
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oh thank you, mine is serving me quite well a much higher step up than my old selmer

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Re: gebruder monnig oboes    17:47 on Saturday, March 13, 2010 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

Waldemar
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I had a copy of the Eastern oboe Moennig. when I was in a music college in the USSR, he was considered an unaffordable luxury.Luchshe it was considered only Sonora.Even the Bolshoi in the 70 years of buying oboes and English horns "Sonora".rue for long. Then they thought better of it and began to buy Rigoutat.their mutual love, incidentally, is still ongoing
I say that the oboes Moennig quality is dramatically improved. I've tried English horn "Diamond" this company in a store company "Howarth", which is in London on Chiltern Street. At a price comparable to the price of the tnglish horns of French firms, the sound of the instrument and remained at best a "German" (dark, not very specific tone), but for me, so "tone from the GDR"


   

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