Stephen McNeff

This month, Stephen McNeff is the featured composer of the Journal. With works for Oboe and Cor Anglais in his catalogue, the music featured below takes both instruments in new and interesting…

Michael Small

This month, Michael Small is the featured composer of the Journal. His fantastic new oboe quintet, Jali, was written for his father Jonathan Small (Principal Oboe, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic). Jali (2017/18) Instrumentation:…

Diana Burrell

This month, Diana Burrell is the featured composer of the Journal. With a number of works featuring oboe and cor anglais from the past 30 years, Diana has contributed the following fantastic…

Melinda Maxwell

This month the oboist and composer, Melinda Maxwell, is featured in the Journal. The extensive catalogue of fantastic oboe solo and chamber works below spans over three decades and shows the wonderful…

Kenneth Hesketh

This month, Kenneth Hesketh’s solo oboe work The Mechanical Turk is the feature of the Journal. Dedicated to Hansjorg Schellenberger this is a substantial composition for solo oboe that is full of energy…

Nicola LeFanu

This month, Nicola LeFanu and three of her compositions are featured in the journal. Spanning nearly 40 years of her life, these are remarkable works and fantastic additions to the repertoire. Soliloquy…

John Woolrich

This month, John Woolrich and his music for oboe are featured in the Journal. Over several decades, John has composed a number of works featuring the oboe including the notable Oboe Concerto which was premiered…

Thea Musgrave

This year sees Thea Musgrave celebrate her 90th birthday and with it she has recently been awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music. It is hard to encapsulate what an incredible amount of…

Mark Simpson

This month, Mark Simpson and two of his compositions for the oboe are being highlighted in the Journal. Both written in the past decade, Windflower and Nur Musik are both part of a fantastic…

Roxanna Panufnik

Featured this month is composer, Roxanna Panufnik, who has completed two versions of her work ‘Letters from Burma’. The original was premiered by Douglas Boyd and the Vellinger Quartet in 2004. Most…