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Edmund Jolliffe

This month Edmund Jolliffe’s solo work for oboe and pre-recorded oboes is featured in the Journal. Edmund’s work, <i>Pan</i>, has also been added to the New …

Songwriting

Thomas Hyde

This month, we are pleased to announce that Thomas Hyde has joined the New Oboe Collection curated in partnership with Composers Edition (click here …

Opera

Judith Bingham

<i>This month’s featured composer is Judith Bingham. Below are notes by Judith on all of her works for Oboe and Cor Anglais.</i><p>I learnt the oboe for a …

Flute

Helen Grime

Helen Grime studied both oboe and composition at the Royal College of Music and so knows the instrument extremely well. As well as her Oboe Concerto …

Piano

Emily Doolittle

This month, we feature Canadian-born, Glasgow-based composer and oboist Emily Doolittle. Emily has very kindly written detailed notes on her oboe …

Flute

David Knotts

All in Green Went my Love Riding was commissioned by Susanna Graham-Jones for her father, Michael, on the occasion of his 88th birthday. Michael was …

South Bank

The New Oboe Collection Launches

To celebrate 9 months since the New Oboe Music Project was started, we have some exciting news to tell you!<p>The New Oboe Music Project and Composers …

Premiere of the Léon Goossens Prize winner!

On 16th April 2016, James Turnbull premiered <i>Black Soaring Birds</i> by Piyawat Louilarpprasert. The premiere was given at the Colyer-Fergusson Music Hall …

Concerts

Colin Matthews

British composer, Colin Matthews has made a significant contribution to the oboe repertoire over a period of several decades. Below are a selection …

Winner of the inaugural Léon Goossens Prize announced

We are pleased to announce that <b>Piyawat Louilarpprasert</b> is the winner of the inaugural Léon Goossens Prize for emerging composers. Piyawat’s piece for …

National Portrait Gallery

Ellen Lindquist

This month’s featured composer is one who has written particularly striking and beautiful music for the oboe. It was in 2007 that I heard Ellen’s …

Flute

Tansy Davies

Composer Tansy Davies has written several pieces to the oboe and cor anglais repertoire detailed below. Her website is comprehensive and features a …

Seafloor

Rob Keeley

Rob Keeley has contributed a large number of works for oboe in recent years. In the text below he discusses each of his compositions and explains a …

Flute

James MacMillan

In recent years James MacMillan has contributed three major works to the oboe and cor anglais repertoire. Most recently his Oboe Concerto, written …

Flute

Kim Ashton

Kim Ashton’s music has been heard in concerts and festivals in the USA, France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Croatia, and throughout …

Cambridge University

Osmo Tapio Räihälä

Osmo Tapio Räihälä is a Finnish composer whose music has been performed in around two dozen countries on five continents. He has written 3 works that …

Charlotte Bray

The young English composer, Charlotte Bray, has emerged as one of the leading composers of her generation. Her debut recording was released by NMC …

Bands

John Casken

To begin the series of featured composers in this journal, the spotlight shines on English composer, John Casken.<p>Below you can find out about two of …

Welcome!

Welcome to the New Oboe Music Project!<p>This project has been started with the aim of promoting new oboe music from all over the world. This site is …

Practise, not play through.

At the end of each lesson we ask you to practise. What many of you do is go home and PLAY THROUGH and I’m afraid this isn’t good practice. Here is …

Gradient: a playlist of oboe pieces, graded by technical difficulty

by guest blogger, Jeremy Polmear, Oboe Classics<p>The pieces in this playlist range in technical difficulty from grade 2 to way beyond grade 8. Many of …

Flute

Why make reeds? (part 2.a) / Pourquoi faire ses anches? (#2.a)

After IDRS 2013, I wrote at the potential of being able to enjoy playing the oboe without needing to make reeds (click here). I am happy that meeting …

Oboe Woes

The author demonstrating<br>a more free, poised<br>use while playing<p>I wouldn't be surprised to find someday in a dictionary under the word 'tight' a phrase …

Flute

In defence of the oboe

<b>Music teaching to children has got a thumbs-up from the school standards inspector, but while the violin, flute, guitar and recorder rank as the most popular instruments, the oboe is seen as uncool.</b><p>Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber, who campaigns for better music teaching in schools, says the oboe is …

Flute

Hey Kids, It's an Oboe | History, Fun Facts, and More

Hey Kids, It's an Oboe<p>Learn oboe history, how it's made, how it's played, about the oboe family, and a fun fact.<p>The Oboe has a sound that is clear …

Star Wars Prequel Trilogy

Instruments

Cor Anglais<p>The first thing always mentioned about the English horn, the alto of the double-reed family, is that it is neither English nor is it a …

iPad Apps

Instruments

Introduction<p>The oboe and its larger relative, the cor anglais both produce a beautiful, sweet, haunting sound. When used as solo instruments the …