Born in France, Apollon Barret (1804-1879) is predominantly remembered as a notable Professor of Oboe at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and for his popular collection, Méthode Complète de Hautbois.
The third volume in this series contains up-to-date technical studies and expansive exercises, with focus given to expression, style, ornamentation and harmonics. Each exercise and study comprises detailed notes in English, French, German and Spanish, making for a highly versatile book. Moreover, since its publication, Méthode Complète de Hautbois has been widely used by Oboe teachers all over the world. For all serious and aspiring oboists, Barret's Méthode Complète de Hautbois is essential to progression on the instrument.