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…

Paul Patterson

Paul Patterson is the latest composer to featured in the Journal and has written extensively for the oboe in so many combinations. As well as the compositions mentioned below, it is worth…

Emma-Ruth Richards

Emma-Ruth Richards is the featured composer this month and has written a remarkable work for solo oboe in celebration of Nicholas Daniel’s 50th Birthday in 2012. de Stâmparare Instrumentation: Solo Oboe Duration: 4′…

Michael Berkeley

This month we feature the composer, Michael Berkeley. Having contributed a Concerto, Oboe Quintet and five other significant works for Oboe and Cor Anglais to the repertoire, the music of Michael Berkeley…

James Williamson

James Williamson is the latest composer to be  featured in the Journal. James’ composition, The Fifth Element, has also been published in the New Oboe Collection in partnership with Composer’s Edition. Below,…

Edmund Jolliffe

This month Edmund Jolliffe’s solo work for oboe and pre-recorded oboes is featured in the Journal. Edmund’s work, Pan, has also been added to the New Oboe Collection curated in partnership with Composers…

Charlotte Bray

The young English composer, Charlotte Bray, has emerged as one of the leading composers of her generation. Her debut recording was released by NMC Records in 2014 and she has a busy…

John Casken

To begin the series of featured composers in this journal, the spotlight shines on English composer, John Casken. Below you can find out about two of his compositions that feature the oboe. Most recently…