Oboe Concerto H.353 for Oboe and Small Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, piano, solo oboe, strings
Composed by Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959). Full score. Published by Edition Zeza (ZE.EZ-2313).
Item Number: ZE.EZ-2313
9 x 12 inches.
The concerto is quite traditional, both in terms of its fast-slow-fast structure and in terms of the composer's personal aesthetic; the style is instantly recognizable as Martinu's: broad, wistful melodies soar over percolating rhythms with the orchestral piano providing particular color.