"It's a really interesting journey to find the colours inside these instruments and just to see how the wood speaks and what it can say." Our principal bassoonist Peter Whelan introduces the baroque bassoon.
'It's quite a direct, unfiltered sound.' Introducing Bach's Horns – OAE Principal Horn Roger Montgomery talks us through the instrument he'll be playing in the Brandenburg Concertos. Find out more at http://bit.ly/2oRuQ1k
'I would probably say you need to be a lot more sensitive, because they are a lot less forgiving.' Co-principal viola Simone talks us through her instrument, and what sets it apart from its more lenient modern counterpart.