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Oboist as Musician AND Master Craftsman!

A top-tier oboist is not only musically gifted, but also a skilled craftsman. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the sound of the instrument relies on a sliver of wood, usually made by the player himself.

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Susan Lewis interviews Philadelphia Orchestra Prinicipal Oboe, Richard Woodhams.