Many of these arrangements were tailor-made for the London-based Mallard Oboe Trio. Encompassing a wide range of styles and genres, they truly are "the perfect music for any occasion"!

Gradings equate roughly to ABRSM grades...  0 (easier than grade 1) through to  9 (trickier than grade 8).

You can view sample pages by clicking on the product number ( MMB002:) and listen to a short clip by clicking *LISTEN*  Please note: Most of the audio clips on the site are digital reproductions.

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*NEW*  MMD002 Dvorák: Slavonic Dance Opus 46 No. 8
*NEW*  MMT001 Trad: Two English Folk Songs
*NEW*  MMX003b Berlioz: The Shepherds’ Farewell
*NEW*  MMM003 Mozart: Mi Tradi Quell' Alma Ingrata
*NEW*  MMM001 Mozart: The Queen Of The Night
*NEW* MMM011 Mendelssohn: Lift Thine Eyes
*NEW* MMT002 Traditional: Three English Folk Tunes
*NEW* MMTR005 Traditional/de La Monnoye: Three Carols


                        You can watch the NYO oboes playing Tchaikovsky's Swan Theme below!

                       



MMB002 J.S. Bach: Sinfonia from Cantata No. 156 

Commonly known as Bach's Adagio, this arrangement refers back to Bach's original, with articulation and ornamentation left to the players' discretion.
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*

MMB002: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 5
Duration: 2'03 

£9.99
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MMB007a Bizet: Toreador Song from Carmen 

One of the most recognizable themes from Bizet's fabulous opera, with tunes shared between the 3 players.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMB007a
:
2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 6 
Duration: 2'41

£9.99
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MMB007b Bizet: Aragonaise from Carmen 

Another movement from Bizet's great Opera, this lively dance opens the final act.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMB007b
:
2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 6
Duration: 2'00

£9.99
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MMB007c Bizet: Habanera from Carmen 

Bizet's seductive Habanera, also used in the Stairlift scene from the film 'Up'! The sultry tune is shared between the two oboes.
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*

MMB007c
: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 6
Duration:  1'13

£9.99
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MMB007d Bizet: Les Dragons d'Alcala 

Not dragons but soldiers! This march from Carmen puts the spotlight on the cor anglais.
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*


MMB007d
:
2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 6
Duration: 1'10

£9.99
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MMB007e Bizet: Carmen Suite 

Toreador Song, Aragonaise, Habanera and Les Dragons d'Alcala from Bizet's Carmen Suite - buy all 4 as MMB007e and get substantial discount! To view sample pages please see MMB001a/b/c/d.
(arr. A. Cooper)


MMB007e:
2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 6
Duration: approx 7'00

£25.00
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MMB008 Bridge: Rosemary 

A transcription of Frank Bridge's beautiful piano piece, the most famous movement of his 3 Sketches.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*


MMB008
:
2 obs, cor anglais

Grading: 8
Duration: 3'11 

£13.49
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MMBL011 Bettis/Lind: Crazy For You 

Madonna's 1985 hit from the film Vision Quest, this is a lovely melody which works really well for close-harmony oboes and cor anglais.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMBL011 : 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 7
Duration: 2'50

Please note:
Available only in Europe for copyright reasons
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£9.99
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MMD001 Debussy: The Little Shepherd 

From Debussy's 'Children's Corner' Suite, this arrangement of 'The Little Shepherd' is scored for one oboe and two cors anglais.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMD001

Scoring: 1 oboe and 2 cors anglais
Grading: 6
Duration: 1'44 

£9.99
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MMD002 Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 8 

Dvorak's famous G minor Slavonic Dance, from the first set which brought him to prominence in 1878, is condensed into a furious oboe trio marathon, with tunes bouncing between all three players. 
(arr. A. Cooper)
MMD002: 2 obs, cor anglais *LISTEN*
Grading: 7
Duration: 4'15
 
 

£11.99


MMF004 Faure: Pavane 

Faure's graceful Pavane. 
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*


MMF004:
 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 7
Duration: 4'33

£10.99
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MMH001 Handel: Lascia ch'Io Pianga 

Handel's beautiful soprano aria from his opera of 1711 Rinaldo, which translated means "Leave me to weep over my cruel fate". The melody is passed between the two oboes, while the cor anglais provides adds a restrained bass line.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMH001
:
 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 6
Duration: 3'01 

£10.99
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MMK001 Kennedy/Carr: Hometown 

A lovely soft-shoe-shuffle ditty from the last days of the music hall era, 'Hometown' was made famous in the 1940s by comedy duo and members of the 'Crazy Gang', Flanagan and Allen. Always a popular sing-along number at the Senior Citizen coffee morning!
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*

MMK001
:
2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 7
Duration: 3'27

Please note:
Available only in Europe for copyright reasons.

£12.49
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MML001 Duke: Taking a Chance on Love 

A new take on the 1940s jazz standard by Duke, Fetter and Latouche, with a jumping bass line for the cor anglais and a whirling waltz section in the middle - great fun for everyone!
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*


MML001
:
2 obs, cor anglais

Grading: 9
Duration: 2'24

Please note: Not available in USA or Japan for copyright reasons

£12.49
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MMM001 Mozart: The Queen Of The Night 

*NEW* Arguably the most famous aria from any Mozart opera, "Die Holle Rache" (Hell's Vengeance), from The Magic Flute, is commonly known as The Queen of the Night aria, after the character who sings it. With a two octave range, it is a demanding showpiece for soprano. In this arrangement for oboe trio, the two oboes share the monarchy!
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMM001
: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 8
Duration: 3'01 

£10.99
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MMM002 Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture  

Something to get your fingers flying, this is an abridged version of Felix Mendelssohn's well-loved overture, also known as Fingal's Cave.
(arr. A. Cooper)
 
*LISTEN*

MMM002 : 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 9 
Duration: 4'00

£10.99
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MMM003 Mozart: Mi Tradi Quell' Alma Ingrata  

*NEW* This beautifully fluid aria comes from Act 2 of Mozart's rather spooky opera Don Giovanni, and is sung by Donna Elvira, complaining that Don Giovanni has betrayed her, but also pitying him. The almost continual quaver runs are passed between all three players. 
(Arr. A.Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMM003: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 7
Duration: 4'00 

£10.99
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MMM003a Mozart: Mi Tradi Quell' Alma Ingrata 

This beautifully fluid aria comes from Act 2 of Mozart's rather spooky opera Don Giovanni, and is sung by Donna Elvira, complaining that Don Giovanni has betrayed her, but also pitying him. The almost continual quaver runs are passed between all three players.
(arr. A. Cooper)
MMM003a: 3 Oboes

*LISTEN*
Grading: 8
Duration: 4'00
 

£10.99
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MMM006 Manilow, Barry: Copacabana 

Dance round your handbags with this sparkling version of the '70s disco classic.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMM006: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 7  
Duration: 2'14

Please note: Not available in North America for copyright reasons.

£9.99
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MMM009a/b Mancini: Moon River 

Henry Mancini's gorgeous song from the film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" made famous by Audrey Hepburn, in two dreamy close-harmony versions, for 3 cors anglais (or oboes), or for standard oboe trio.
(arr. A. Cooper)
 
*LISTEN*

MMM009a:
  2 Oboes and Cor anglais    
Grading: 4      
Duration: 1'26  
                     

MMM009b:
 
 3 Cors anglais (or 3 Oboes) 
Grading: 4       
Duration: 1'26

£9.99
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MMM011 Mendelssohn: Lift Thine Eyes (Elijah) 

*NEW* This trio was originally written for a host of angels. Its delicate harmonies and gentle syncopation certainly have a spiritual feel while drama comes in the form of quietly insistent fugal phrases and some sweeping dynamic contrast.
(arr. D.C.Blackmore)

MMM011: Oboe Trio   2 Obs, CA   *LISTEN*
Grading: 4+
Duration: 1'45  

£8.99
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MMQ010 Queen: Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy 

Freddie Mercury's trad jazz classic, with star parts for all players, though the 1st oboe does get to play Brian May's wicked guitar solo. Great fun and a bit of a showstopper!
(arr. A. Cooper) 
*LISTEN*

MMQ010: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 9
Duration: 2' 34

Please note:
Available only in Europe for copyright reasons
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£14.49
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MMS001 Sullivan: Three Little Maids (Mikado) 

Taken from the popular Savoy Opera "The Mikado", this is the famous trio for Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo and Pitti-Sing, with each player taking one of the roles.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMS001: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 7   
Duration: 1'35                                                                                                                              

£9.99
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WBS001 Traditional: Four Sea Shanties 

These four traditional sea shanties have been carefully arranged for beginner oboes, in the call and response style of the original tunes. The note-range is from bottom D to 1st octave G for oboes 1 and 2, and only up to C in the chorus parts of the 3rd oboe part.
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*

WBS001
: 3 Oboes
Grading: 1
Duration:  3'57 (all four shanties with repeats)

£9.99
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MMT001 Trad: Two English Folk Songs 

*NEW* Variations on two well-loved folk songs, Scarborough Fair and Early One Morning, sympathetically arranged for beginner oboes . A cor anglais may be substituted for the 3rd oboe part.
(Arr. A.Cooper)

MMT001 Oboe Trio: 3 obs or 2 obs, CA *LISTEN*
Grading: 3-4
Duration: 2'34

£9.99
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MMT002 Traditional: Three English Folk Tunes 

*NEW* A trio of animal-related tunes: (Poor Old Horse!, Sweet Nightingale and The Fox) for 3 beginner oboes to practise ensemble skills without venturing outside the first octave comfort-zone. The melodies are shared between all three players, with a slightly easier third oboe part.
(Arr. A.Cooper)


MMT002 Oboe Trio: 
  3 Oboes       *LISTEN*  

Grading: 1-2
Duration: 3'14

£10.99
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MMT003 Tchaikovsky: Ouverture Miniature 

From the Nutcracker Suite, this dainty little overture gives all three players a chance to shine!
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMT003
:
2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 8  
Duration: 1'29                                                                                                                       

£9.99
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MMT005 Tchaikovsky: Dance of the Cygnets  

Possibly the most memorable dance from Swan Lake, the Dance of the Cygnets is perfect for oboe trio.
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*

MMT005
Grading: 8  
Duration: 1'31
     
                                                                                                                                   

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MMT005a Tchaikovsky: Scene from Swan Lake 

This is the 'Swan Theme', the famous oboe solo from Tchaikovsky's well-loved ballet, as the hero Siegfried first sees the swan Odette (who is of course really a princess), and the two fall in love. The melody is shared here between the two oboes, and later passed on to the cor anglais as the dramatic tension rises.
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*


MMT005a
: 2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 8
Duration: 2'24

£10.99
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MMT005d Tchaikovsky: Mazurka from Swan Lake 

Hold onto your hats with this feverish Eastern-European Dance from Tchaikovsky's much-loved ballet. The riotous opening theme gives way to a more dolce middle section before the excitement gradually builds up again to a frenetic final section. The faster the better!!
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*


MMT005d
 
2 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 9
Duration: 3'00 

£10.99
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MMTR005 Trad/Monnoye: Three Carols 

 Three very contrasting Christmas Carols here for early grade oboes. The first of the two traditional Czech tunes is the energetic Zither Carol,  followed by  the more gentle and sentimental Rocking Carol. The third carol is the more robust "Pat-a-pan" by Bernard de La Monneye, first published in 1720. All three parts get a chance for a tune in this festive set, and the pieces are interesting to listen to and satisfying to play.
(arr. M. Orriss)

MMTR005 Oboe Trio: 3 Oboes        *LISTEN TO ALL THREE CAROLS*   

Grading: 3-5
Duration: 4'34

£12.99
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MMU008 Ungar: Ashokan Farewell 

This haunting Celtic lament was used in the TV mini-series Civil War and is now a popular choice for weddings (and funerals!).
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*

MMU008
: 2 obs, cor anglais 
Grading: 6
Duration: 2'21 

£9.99
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MMX001 Trad: Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant 

A rustic arrangement of the French traditional carol, starting with bagpipe-style drones and the tune swapping between all three players. Would suit grade 4/5.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMX0012 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 5
Duration: 2'02 

£10.99
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WBX002a Traditional: We Three Kings 

A gentle arrangement of this favourite carol for beginner double reeds, with a descant for a more confident oboist to play the 2nd time through.
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*


WBX002a:
3 or more Oboes

Grading: 1-2  
Duration: 1'55

£9.99
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MMX003 Berlioz: The Shepherds' Farewell 

This beautiful carol from Berlioz's oratorio L'Enfance du Christ features oboes in the original, and depicts the shepherds saying goodbye to the baby Jesus, as Mary and Joseph take him from Bethlehem to the safety of Egypt, to escape Herod.
(arr. A. Cooper)

*LISTEN*

MMX0032 obs, cor anglais
Grading: 7
Duration: 2'17 

£9.99
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MMX003b Berlioz: The Shepherds’ Farewell 

*NEW* This beautiful carol from Berlioz's oratorio L'Enfance du Christ features oboes in the original, and depicts the shepherds saying goodbye to the baby Jesus, as Mary and Joseph take him from Bethlehem to the safety of Egypt, to escape Herod. 
(arr. A. Cooper)
*LISTEN*

MMX003b
3 CAs (or Obs)
Grading: 7
Duration: 2'17

£9.99
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