The oboes were recorded on 11 June 2008 (3.4 and 3.6) and 23 September 2008 (3.5). The performer is Gail Hennessy.
3.4 – Oboe ‘Moore’
♦ Air in the Worm Doctor. Reprinted in Compleat Tutor For the Hautboy, London, John Simpson, c. 1750 |
3.5 – Oboe by Cahusac
♦ George Frederick Handel (1685 - 1759): Air in Ester” (introduction). Reprinted in New and Complete Instructions for the Oboe or Hoboy, Longman, Lukey and Co, c. 1772. |
3.6 – Vox humana by Roustenaq
♦ Psalm 100 (Bedford Tune) from Thomas Green and Christopher Clark: Vocal Harmony displayed in Psalmnody (1745). |
♦ Psalm 104 (Mansfield Tune) from Thomas Green and Christopher Clark: Vocal Harmony displayed in Psalmnody (1745). |
Notes: A new crook was made specifically for this recording by Matthew Dart. The warped instrument body and perhaps bad positioning of some of the finger-holes made intonation difficult.