Masters Of The Oboe (June 13, 2006)

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Composer:  Alessandro Marcello,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  Richard Strauss,  Ralph Vaughan Williams,   …
Performer:  Heinz Holliger,  John Mack,  Lothar Koch,  Celia Nicklin,   …
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi,  Herbert von Karajan,  Sir Neville Marriner,  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici,  Cleveland Orchestra,  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Symphony Chamber Players  …
Number of Discs: 2
Recorded in: Mixed

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1. Concerto for Oboe in D minor by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1717; Italy
2. Concerto for Oboe in C major, K 314 (285d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  John Mack (Oboe)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany
Date of Recording: 06/1992
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio
Length: 21 Minutes 31 Secs.
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3. Concerto for Oboe in D major, AV 144 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Lothar Koch (Oboe)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1945-1948; Germany
Date of Recording: 1974
Length: 24 Minutes 56 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Oboe in A minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Celia Nicklin (Oboe)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944; England
Length: 18 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1020 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  HansJörg Schellenberger (Oboe), Rolf Koenen (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque
Notes: This work has been attributed to C. P. E. Bach. 
6. Quartet for Oboe and Strings in F major, K 370 (368b) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Neil Black (Oboe), Denis Vigay (Cello), Stephen Shingles (Viola),
Iona Brown (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.
Period: Classical
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany
7. Le tombeau de Couperin: no 1, Prélude by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Ray Still (Oboe)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1917; France
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
8. Romances (3) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Rolf Koenen (Piano), HansJörg Schellenberger (Oboe)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849; Germany
9. Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid for Oboe solo, Op. 49 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  HansJörg Schellenberger (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1951; England
10. Sonata for Oboe and Piano by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Rolf Koenen (Piano), HansJörg Schellenberger (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1962; France
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Henri Dutilleux (1916 – ). 
11. Pastorale for Violin, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet and Bassoon by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Sherman Walt (Bassoon), Harold Wright (Clarinet), Ralph Gomberg (Oboe),
Laurence Thorstenberg (English Horn), Joseph Silverstein (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1933; France
Date of Recording: 04/1977
Venue:  Boston Symphony Hall, Massachusetts
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
12. Trio for 2 Oboes and English Horn in C major, Op. 87: 4th movement, Finaleby Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hans Elhorst (Oboe), Maurice Bourgue (English Horn), Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Period: Classical
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria