Over the years, the idea of an "oboe code" has gained more than a life-size presence in the popular imagination. Already in the early 20th century, newspapers wrote about the mysteries of the visual language. But did it even exist?
At Vox they studied the history of the oboe code, read source material and consulted with experts in this field. For the unknown, the "oboe code" was a symbol-based written language used by oboes ̵
Their video offers a fascinating look at the heavily mythologized history of the oboe code: