Top of the line - a Professionals oboe with dark sound and impressive projection. Intonation is superb.
Select Grenadilla body with metal lined tenon sockets and silver plated posts, bands, and bell ring.
Stainless steel arbors and wire springs. Nickel silver keys with nickel silver hinge tubing and heavy silver plating. Handmade full conservatory mechanism including split ring Eb-E key, F# key tab, third octave key, low Bb vent key, left hand F, alternate C, articulated C#, and bell key adjusting screw. Cork pads on low C and above. Adjustable Thumb Rest. Teflon tipped stainless steel adjusting screws. Individually hand tuned to A-440 pitch at 72º F, with maximum resonance and projection.
Accessories include a French-style professional instrument case, case cover, reed and reed case, screwdriver, silk swab, and cork grease.
OPTION: B-D link key assembly