Buffet Prodige Oboe, Semi Automatic

2,866.00 RRP 3,210.30 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 79095

  • Features Professional African Blackwood Body
  • Comes Equipped with Wooden Pochette Case + Plastic Reed
  • Features Technical, Aesthetic and Acoustic Improvements
  • Helps Enable Beginners and Enthusiasts to Progress Quickly
  • Rich, Full Sound You'd Expect Only from Professional Models

Buffet Prodige Oboe, Semi Automatic

The Buffet Prodige Oboe is suitable for student players and enthusiasts alike. This oboe is a great learning tool which can help players to excel quickly, showing them a glimpse of their potential and encouraging further practise. The student oboe is capable of producing rich, warm sounds you'd expect only from a professional model. Buffet have researched and developed this model to create easy-to-play, accurate low notes, which enables mastery of the most difficult range. Transition from one octave to another is smooth and the mechanics are all very precise. This student oboe comes equipped with a wooden pochette case and plastic reed.

Product Ref: 79095

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Suitable for Students

The Buffet Prodige Student Oboe is a suitable tool to enable players to excel quickly. Featuring technical, aesthetic and acoustic improvements this oboe is a desirable choice for students and beginner players alike. To give students the chance to master difficult range of the instrument, Buffet spent time researching and developing the instrument, increasing the accuracy of the low notes and enabling ease of play. The mechanisms on the instrument are all very precise and transitions between one octave to another is now much smoother. This model is now capable of producing rich, full sounds that you'd expect only from a professional oboe.

Wood Pochette Case

The Wood Pochette Case is ideal for travelling players. Whether you're going to school, rehearsal, gigs or concerts, this case will protect your oboe from scratches and knocks, keeping your instrument looking, feeling, and sounding like new for longer.


  • New Plateau Key Design
  • More Ergonomic Placement of Spatulas and Plateau Keys for Improved Comfort for All Hand Sizes
  • New Large-Headed Adjustment Screws Mean More Precise Adjustments
  • Octave Pips in German Nickel Silver
  • New Body and Bell Finish
  • Acoustics Close to Professional Range,/li>
  • Ease of Projection, Pitch, Homogeneity and Flexibility
  • Luracast Bore makes the Instrument Crack-Resistant


  • Pitch: 440-443 Hz
  • Body: African Blackwood
  • Keywork: Full Conservatoire
  • Octave Keys: 3, Semi Automaic
  • Left Hand Lever: F
  • Trill Key: C#, Double D Trill and Low B/C#
  • G# & Eb Key: Double
  • Bell: Bb with Resonance Key
  • Pads: Cork and Double Skin
  • Included Accessories: Wooden Pochette Case Covered in High Quality Black Vinyl & Plastic Reed