Playing high notes

    
Playing high notes    10:50 on Tuesday, January 22, 2019          

CB2106
(1 point)
Posted by CB2106

I can't play above a C on my oboe. What should I do?


Re: Playing high notes    12:53 on Wednesday, January 23, 2019          

Hotboy
(72 points)
Posted by Hotboy

To play the notes above C (referred to as the "altissimo" register), you need the following:
- a reed that is more resistant and open
- put more in the mouth
- bite down harder with the lips
- blow a lot harder

If you still can't play in the altissimo register, best see an oboe teacher.


   




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