Oboe d’amore after Deper
Pitch A=415 Hz.
Stained boxwood or service tree (sorb tree).
silver keys, fourth double tone-hole. Fourth single tone-hole, as on
the original, on request. An alto oboe bell, as on the original, can
also be delivered on request.
The original instrument
hautboy preserved in Wien museum, under the number Wien 149. Dark
stained fruit-tree wood, marked M. Deper on the center joint. Three
brass keys. Short flared bell.
This instrument is one of the rare subsisting alto hautboy (haute-contre) of the baroque period.
Photos by Philippe Roulaud