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|M 65 - 69||oboe alone with no accompaniment|
|M 245 - 247||oboe with piano or continuo|
|M 460 - 464||oboe with strings - quartet|
|M 560 - 564||oboe with strings - quintet|
|M 1022||oboe with full orchestra, concertos, etc.|
|M 1023||oboe with full orchestra, reduced for piano|
|M 1122||oboe with string orchestra, concertos, etc.|
|M 1123||oboe with string orchestra, reduced for piano|
|MT 360 - 376||studies and methods for oboe and English horn|
|MT 366||orchestral excerpts|
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- Sonatas (Oboe ...)
- Suites (Oboe...)
- Concertos (Oboe) [full scores and recordings]
- Concertos (Oboe) Solo with Piano [orchestral reductions]
- Concertos (Oboe with String Orchestra)
- Oboe Instruction and Study
- Oboe Studies and Exercises
WARNING: If, for example, you use the Subject "oboe music" you will find miscellaneous solo works only!
Most music will be found under the Subject Heading for a specific genre.
Words or terms from Subject Headings may be used in KEYWORD searching.
Consult the page on Woodwind Ensembles.
Oboe Music Found in the Solo Music Reference Collection
Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the oboe may be found in the Solo Music Reference Collection housed in the Choral/Band/Orchestral Music Library. The general classification number for oboe music in the SMRC is MUS 4065.
- Journal of the International Double Reed Society
- International Musician
- Early Music
- Galpin Society Journal
The fastest and most efficient way to find books about the oboe and its history, is to search by the Subject Heading "Oboe - History". This will find all books on this topic which are owned by Western Libraries.
Dictionaries and encyclopedias are also good places to begin your research:
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Ref ML 100.G8 2001 - on the Dictionary Table.
Detailed and scholarly information on the history of the oboe and the oboe repertory.
Long considered to be the premier English-language resource for classical or Western art music, New Grove II contains information on popular music performers and genres, world music, jazz and 20th-century music.GROVEMUSIC - The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Updated regularly. Western-ONLY
Grovemusic provides access to the full text of:
- The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians,2nd ed., 29 vols., published in 2001 (25 million words; 29,000 articles),
- The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992)
The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition
The Norton Grove Dictionary of Women Composers (1994)
The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition (2013)
The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition (2014)
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