For more than 85 years the name Marigaux has been synonymous with those of the greatest oboe players, its reputation ever continuing to assert itself. At present Marigaux is a benchmark in the field of sound throughout the world. It is exported to over 60 countries and is played in the most renowned orchestras worldwide.
This success is a result of combining the talents of our specialist technicians with that of musicians.
Great attention to detail is shown throughout the entire manufacturing process.
Each operation is meticulously controlled by our technicians, and each completed instrument is fine-tuned by our team of top international players.
Today, from Berlin to Tokyo, from Los Angeles to Sydney, Marigaux enjoys a very strong reputation among the biggest orchestras thanks to its flagship instruments: oboe and cor anglais.
The wood used for the manufacture of these instruments is only the very best grenadilla wood from Mozambique. Each piece is carefully selected and only the finest wood is retained, thus allowing the company to produce the highest quality instruments. Every oboe is thoroughly checked by hand, every step of the way, to ensure faultless craftsmanship, flawless operation and incomparable sonority.
Marigaux manufactures prestigious orchestral instruments for musicians from all corners of the globe. These instruments are made in La Couture-Boussey, a town that saw the birth of the French wind instrument in the 16th century.
The Marigaux 900 is the most popular oboe in many orchestras worldwide. The very heart and essence of Marigaux manufacture, the original sound according to Mr Jules Marigaux’s standard
- Semi-automatic, grenadilla wood, silver plated keys
- Wood rigorously selected, dried for at least four years
- Manufactured in accordance with the excellent tradition of French craftsmanship
- A stable low register that plays with ease - double correspondence on the bell
- A high register which is even and direct
- An excellent orchestral oboe played in the greatest ensembles worldwide
- Third octave key, left-hand F key