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Oboe Classics For Beginner

Classical and Play Along. Sheet music and accompaniment CD. 29 pages. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3411).

Item Number: MO.MMOCD3411

ISBN 159615358X. 9x12 inches. Soloist: Elaine Douvas, oboe; Accompaniment: Erik Nielsen, piano.

This wonderful album for the beginning to early intermediate oboe player includes thirteen pieces ranging from Boccherini to Grieg to Richard Strauss to William Walton. Says James Roe of The Double Reed: "With the poise of a great virtuoso, [Ms. Douvas] a Soloist: Elaine Douvas, oboe. Ensemble: Erik Nielsen, pianoIncludes a complete solo part printed on high-quality ivory paper, annotated with performance suggestions and a compact disc with complete versions (with soloist) followed by piano accompaniments to each piece, minus the soloist.

  • 5 Pieces for Harmonium: Piece V  Composed by Cesar Auguste Franck
  • Zueignung ('Dedication')  Composed by Richard Strauss
  • Gymnopedie No. 3  Composed by Satie, Eric (1866-1925)
  • Three Dance Studies: I. Habanera; II. Valse Sentimentale; III. Magyar  Composed by Chandler, Mary
  • Orfeo ed Euridice: 'Che Faro senza Euridice?' ('What Is Life without Euridice?')  Composed by Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
  • Greensleves/Lovely Joan 
  • Norwegian Dance, Op. 35, No. 2  Composed by Edvard Grieg
  • Lakme: 'Flower Duet'  Composed by Delibes, Leo (1836-1891)
  • Minuet  Composed by Luigi Boccherini
  • Meistersinger, Die, WWV96 - 'Morgenlich leuchtend' (Walter's Prize Song)  Composed by Richard Wagner
  • Orientale  Composed by Cui, Cesar (1835-1918)
  • Richard III: 3 Pieces (I. March; II. Elegy; III. Scherzetto)  Composed by Walton, William (1902-1983)
  • Children's Suite: 'Trumpet Tune'  Composed by Walton, William (1902-1983)
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    David Green
    Fairborn, Ohio
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • May 07, 2007 Checking out Oboe Classics

    Material extremely well organized; excellent liner notes/suggestions for the oboist. An excellent teaching tool.

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  • 4

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • March 06, 2007 Good challenging music

    As a second year player, these pieces have challenged me. I love the selections. The main criticism is there is not piano sheet music accompaniment, so you can't use any of these for a recital.

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