An oboe is a woodwind instrument
. It is one of the hardest instruments to play, and it adds a lot of interesting moments to your life. You worry about your reeds being perfect. There are many jokes consisting of oboes. Such as: There was a band directer who had a gun with two bullets there was an oboe player, trumpet player, and bassoon player. who did he shoot? a)The oboe player- twice, just to make sure. Or What's the difference between an oboe and an onion? a)You don't cry when you're cutting up the oboe . Many people think the oboe is an unneeded instrument. It can sound like a dying duck when played badly, and like an angel descending from above if played well. Side note: Never EVER go near an oboe player's reed or oboe, you'll be pounded faster than you can say "help". Keep in mind that oboe players carry around knives to make reeds, so they already have the upper hand. It is commonly mistaken for a clarinet
. The oboe is a C instrument
and the clarinet is a Bb instrument. So NO they are not alike, they don't even have the same fingerings.
Person 1:What happened to first chair clarinet? Person 2: Oh, he's in the hospital after he touched the oboe player's instrument. Oboe threats are not to be taken lightly