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Légère Oboe Reeds

  Would you like to own an oboe reed which lasts for months, never requires soaking or adjusting, and consistently delivers excellent results? If so, you may like to try a synthetic Legere oboe reed. Designed by Guy Légère in … Continue reading

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Introducing the Reewald Professional Oboe Reed

Are you needing a new oboe reed and open to trying something new? Howarth of London are pleased to introduce a new oboe reed to our catalogue—the Reewald Professional Oboe Reed. The Reewald Oboe company was founded in Leipzig, Germany, … Continue reading

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Amati, worth a second look?

Say the word ‘Amati’ in Bassoon circles and you’ll usually conjure up images of battered old instruments, with a variety of different maker’s marks that have sat for decades, in a cupboard, unloved and unplayable without serious money being spent … Continue reading

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Oboe Supports & Rests

Do you experience discomfort whilst playing your oboe?  Unfortunately, for many oboists the answer to this is ‘yes’. The oboe is designed in a way that causes most of the instrument’s weight to be exerted on the player’s right-hand thumb, … Continue reading

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Howarth of London: The UKs leading Woodwind Specialists

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Howarth of London, Woodwind Specialists are tucked away on the fashionable Chiltern Street located just parallel to Baker Street in London. Howarth of London Shop Front on Chiltern Street The Company…

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Howarth of London – A Review by Adrian Snood

Howarth of London – A Review by Adrian Snood

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