Comments

This is the place for comments, evaluations and opinions.

9 Comments

  1. Andrew Leitza
    Andrew Leitza

    I recently purchased a Poerschmann oboe d’amore from Filip. He was very responsive, helpful, and informative when answering my questions. His website provides a lot of useful information regarding his instruments, their care, and his philosophy as a craftsman. The instrument itself is beautifully crafted with a lovely sound, great tuning, and easy to play! I am very happy with it, and looking forward to playing on it for upcoming performances. I would highly recommend his instruments to anyone looking to purchase a quality historical oboe.

  2. Jill Culiner

    I can only agree with all the other comments. I now own a Stanesby simple and a Poerschmann oboe d’amore, and I’m delighted. The instruments are easy playing, their intonation is lovely, and they blend beautifully into the baroque ensembles I play with. And, not only is Filip an excellent craftsman, he’s always ready to answer questions and give advice.

  3. Simon Cohen
    Simon Cohen

    About a year ago I bought a Grundmann (430hz) oboe from Filip. It is a beautiful instrument and I have enjoyed learning to play it. Filip is always supportive and helpful and his website shows his love and dedication as well as spiritual insights into instrument making. I have just ordered his Paulhahn copy and Filip is , as before, helpful with all enquiries and concerns along the way. He is a great artisan and deserves to be widely recognised.

  4. Dan Schwartz
    Dan Schwartz

    Filip is an expert instrument maker and an absolute joy to work with! I recently ordered a gorgeous cocobola Baroque oboe-415, and it simply a joy to play. Great tuning, ease and consistency of color, amd the craftsmanship is top notch.

    Beyond the horn, of which my praise could go on for awhile, I would like to impress how terrific it was to work with Filip. As a university professor in the US, there are a lot of unusual hurdles to jump through to make an instrument purchase. Filip was patient, gracious, and understanding throughout the whole transaction, and I would recommend to anyone buying a horn to go with Filip!

    Thank you Filip, for your terrific instrument, and for your help. I know we will return as customers soon!
    Dan Schwartz
    Professor of Oboe

  5. Joseba Berrocal
    Joseba Berrocal

    I already have a recorder & 3 oboes by Filip, and the 4th (a Stanesby-Simple-440) is coming. I am so conviced with his instruments!

    I like several things on, for example, my Stanesby-Simple-415:

    .- The low C and the middle C# are absolutely in tune.

    .- The second fingering for the middle C# (467) has a fantastic tone. I use it even on long notes.

    .- The high Ab has a beautiful sound, very in tune and blended with the A and G.

    .- The balance between low B and H is perfect.

    .- Last but not least, I like very much the sweet and dull tone of the sycamore wood. Easy and perfect for chamber music.

    A real pleasure to play this instruments, and to listen them.

  6. Marcos Mincov

    I have just received an eight keyed Floth Oboe from Filip Frydrysiak, made of Pear wood, it is a gorgeous instrument! Very well made in every detail, I could play with a much better intonation since day one. I’m very satisfied, thanks from the heart Filip!

  7. Louis Zeekaf

    Dear Filip,

    Your website is very nice with interesting information about your instruments. I agree with your opinion that a replica should have all the characteristics of the original. Could you inform me about the delivery time for a Weigel english horn? Thanks! Greetings, Lou Zeekaf.

  8. Peter Maddigan
    Peter Maddigan

    I am the owner of three instruments made by Filip Frydrysiak – a Stanesby simple model, an oboe d’amore after Poerschmann and an oboe da caccia after Weigel with both da caccia and cor anglais bells.

    Each instrument is made with the skill of a true craftsman and has a round, full tone. The intonation of each of these oboes is excellent. In particular, the Stanesby simple model blends well with the voice. I have received many compliments from other musicians about these instruments.

    I have no hesitation in recommending Mr Frydrysiak’s instruments. It is always a pleasure dealing with him and he is always happy to answer any questions I may have.

  9. Olga Kuznetsova
    Olga Kuznetsova

    I’ve bought the oboe of Filip Frydrysiak (Stanesby simple model) about one year ago and I can say that I am completely satisfied with this instrument. Good intonation, soft sound, easiness of playing – the oboe is really excellent. Its sound perfectly merges with the sound of strings so the instrument is ideal for ensembles and orchestral works.
    Taking into consideration the price of the oboe – it is a miracle!
    Highly recommend!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *