Ophicleide for Sale

A vintage  Royet Toulouse Ophicleide in C is up for sale on eBay. Mendelssohn, Wagner, Berlioz, and Verdi all have repertoire utilizing the Ophicleide.

Wagner Re-orchestration

I’m not normally a fan of orchestrating piano music, but I just found this orchestration of Wagner’s Fantasia in F# minor and I had to share it.  This is arranged for oboe, bassoon, and string quintet. Have a listen!