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After fixing many oboes ( and not being an oboist! ) a thought hit me- since both the oboe and saxophone are conical, octave based systems- why not make an oboe using the much simpler sax key system? It would much simpler to manufacture as well as to play. Sax players could play one essentially at once.
Has anyone already done this?
Yes, I used to have a Ubel sax fingered oboe. I used it professionally only once (on a TV session with Sting years ago). But I was never going to be a decent oboist and needed it so rarely I sold it.
 
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