Description: Oboe - Fossati A01 Soliste Oboe
Fossatiís top of the line professional oboe. This oboe is made of three year old dried grenadilla wood and has rhodium plated keys and mechanism. Rhodium is a precious metal of the platinum family and does not tarnish. Conservatory key system which includes : Left F, Low Bb, Bb vent, 3rd octave key, G#-A trill key, forked F resonance, articulated B-C# mechanism, split ring D key, banana key, Bb-B trill. Also has the Philadelphia D which facilitates high register response and pitch of high D. This is an extra adjusting screw located on the low C key.
Oboe new in late 2002 and purchased in February of 2005. Serial # 6152. No cracks. Owned by an oboe performance major at ECU this oboe will need minimal break in time as it has been played consistently until very recently.
Pictures available when you contact me. They are too big to download to this sight! Oboe was sent to carlosoboe to sell because until today no messages were delivered to me!