Books

The following books/eBooks contain information about Marcel Tabuteau and/or are related to aspects of his teaching. The original publication dates are noted but some have been republished. If there are other books that deserve to be added to the list below, please click Submissions.


Ardoin, John. The Philadelphia Orchestra: A Century of Music. Philadelphia (PA): Temple University Press, 1999. ISBN: 156639712X; ISBN-13:978-1566397124

Bendiner, Alfred.  Music to My Eyes. Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, 1952.      (See ‘Caricatures’ under Original Artwork.)

Burgess, Geoffrey and Bruce Haynes. The Oboe. New Haven (CT): Yale University Press, 2004. ISBN-10: 0300100531; ISBN-13: 978-0300100532

Capet, Lucien. Technique de l’Archet. in German as Die Höhere Bogentechnik. Leipzig: Otto Junne GMBH, 1927.  https://musopen.org/sheetmusic/32622/lucien-capet/la-technique-superieure-de-larchet/

Frederiksen, Brian. Arnold Jacobs: Song and Wind. Gurnee (IL): Windsong Press Ltd, 1996. ISBN-10: 0965248909; ISBN-13: 978-0965248907

Gast, Beverly Shaffer. Angel in Black: A Musical Life in Letters, 1925-1973 (Elaine Shaffer). Trafford Publishing, 2011; ISBN: 978-1-4269-7485-4 (sc); ISBN: 978-1-4669-0031-8 (e)

Hall, David and Levin, Abner. The Disc Book. New York: Long Player Publications, Inc., 1955.

Hartenberger, Russell. Performance Practice in the Music of Steve Reich. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Keller, Hermann. Phrasing and Articulation. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1965.

Kraus, Marsha Hansen. George Szell’s Reign: Behind the Scenes with the Cleveland Orchestra. Champagne-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-0-252-04131-0

Krell, John. Kincaidiana. Culver City (CA): Trio Associates, 1973.

Ledet, David A. Oboe Reed Styles: Theory and Practice. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. ISBN-10: 0253213924; ISBN-13: 9780253213921

Lussy, Mathis. Musical Expression. Trans. by M.E. von Glehn. 4th ed. London: Novello Ewer and Co., 1892.  https://archive.org/details/musicalexpressio00lussuoft

McGill, David. Sound in Motion: A Performer’s Guide to Greater Musical Expression. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007.
ISBN-10: 0253219264; ISBN-13: 9780253219268

O’Connell, Charles. The Victor Book of the Symphony. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1935.

Philip, Robert. Performing Music in the Age of Recording. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Riemann, Hugo Katechismus der Phrasierung, Leipzig, 1890, 2nd edition Vademecum der Phrasierung. Leipzig: Max Hesse’s Verlag, 1900.  https://archive.org/details/RiemannMusiklexikon10tea1922

Robinson, Joseph. Long Winded. Chicago: Joshua Tree Publishing, 2018. ISBN-13: 978-1-941049-53-2

Salter, Graham. Understanding the Oboe Reed. Glasgow: Bearsden Music, 2018.

Shaffer Gast, Beverly. Angel in Black. New York: Trafford Publishing, 2011.

Siegel, Adrian. Concerto For Camera. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra Association, 1972. (See ‘Adrian Siegel: Concerto for Camera in the Photo Gallery.)

Schuring, Martin. Oboe: Art & Method. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
ISBN-10: 0195374576; ISBN-13: 978-0195374575

Storch, Laila. Marcel Tabuteau: How Do You Expect to Play the Oboe If You Can’t Peel a Mushroom? Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. ISBN-10: 0253349494; ISBN-13: 9780253349491.  3rd printing (2017) is in paperback*: ISBN: 978-0-253-03267-6 * CD audio accessible online

Thurmond, James Morgan. Note Grouping: A Method for Achieving Expression and Style in Musical Performance. Camp Hill (PA): JMT Publications, 1982. ISBN-10: 0942782003; and Meredith Music Publications, 2000.  ISBN-13: 9780942782004.

Toff, Nancy. The Flute Book: A Complete Guide for Students and Performers. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Welsh, Mary Sue. One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Champagne-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013.
ISBN-10: 0252037367; ISBN-13: 978-0252037368.