Geoffrey Burgess, who has taught historical musicology at Duke University and SUNY, Stony Brook, is an active performing oboist. Bruce Haynes, who is associate professor at the University of Montreal, is a world-renowned hautboist.
"A welcome addition to the oboe literature. . . . Burgess and
Haynes draw on their vast experience, knowledge and enthusiasm for
the oboe to produce a book that will be invaluable to all players
and enjoyable for the general reader."-Rachel Pankhurst,
-- Rachel Pankhurst * Muso *
"The Oboe is notable for its scholarly integrity and breadth. . . . The book is a highly welcome addition to the publications on this topic currently available. It contains a huge amount of information, presented in a clear, lively, and interesting way."-Samantha Owens, Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society -- Samantha Owens * Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society *
"[This book] is very enjoyable to read and packed with information."-Gail Hennessy, Early Music Today-- Gail Hennessy * Early Music Today *