Although Ferling is still known to many oboists as the composer of excellent and playful Etudes (op. 12 and op. 31), his existence has vanished from the relevant music ncyclopedias.
This is all the more regrettable, being that his compositions are fully suited to the oboe and particularly take into account the spirit and lyricism of this instrument. This is despite the fact that his concertante works like the Divertissement op. 6 for oboe and string quartet, as well as his Concertino op. 14 for 2 oboes and orchestra remain largely unknown to inquiring oboists in search of enriching their meager solo repertoire.