Tag: music

A corner shelf for my shed

Since this summer, I have been the proud owner of a garden shed which I use as a music practice room. (You can read more about my shed on Aunty Muriel’s Oboe here.) I spent quite a lot of time decorating this shed, and I wanted to add our little corner shelf to its interior…

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Developing Your Eye, Day 8: Treasure

Today’s image shows my latest treasure: a baroque oboe d’amore. It’s a copy of an instrument invented in the eighteenth century, and this particular oboe was made by Paul Hailperin in 1997. I’ve only played on modern instruments up until now and playing a period oboe d’amore presents a challenge to say the very least: I’m more or…

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