Welcome to the page for groups of 4 or more oboes. Here you will find a diverse selection of pieces for oboes of all levels, from beginners up to advanced players. Some of the pieces require cor(s) anglais but many are for oboes only.

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 ( WBA001 :) 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* 
WBD002a Delius: The Walk To The Paradise Garden 
*NEW* 
WBG001 Grainger: Shepherd's Hey
*NEW*  WBC001 Corelli: Christmas Concerto
*NEW* WBH001a Hill/Trad: Happy Birthday To You
*NEW* WBG005a Grieg: Wedding Day At Troldhaugen
*NEW* WBM002 Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute



WBA001 Arlen: Over the Rainbow 

Judy Garland's iconic song from The Wizard of Oz, in a lush arrangement for 3 meandering oboes and cor anglais.
(arr. A. Cooper)


WBA001:
 3 Oboes, Cor Anglais *LISTEN*
Grading: 5-8
Duration: 2'51

Please not
e: Not available in JAPAN for copyright reasons.

£14.49
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WBA001a Arlen: Over The Rainbow 

A chance to show off the whole oboe family in this wistful version of the iconic Judy Garland song.
(arr.A.Cooper)

WBA001a Oboe 4tet: ob, ob d'am, ca, b ob *LISTEN*
Grading: 6
Duration: 2'51

Please note: Not available in JAPAN for copyright reasons.

£14.49
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WBB002a Bizet: Toreador Song (Carmen) 

*NEW* The bull-fighter's song from Bizet's hit opera Carmen, gives all the players a chance to wave their red capes, with a slightly easier oboe 3 part and an optional Cor Anglais part to replace oboe 5.
(arr. A.Cooper)

WBB002a
5tet 5 Obs (opt. CA) *LISTEN*
Grading: 4-6

£9.99
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WBB002b Bizet: Les Dragons d’Alcala (Carmen) 

*NEW* Not dragons but soldiers, this march from Bizet's famous opera Carmen gives the main tune to the lower parts, and has a slightly easier oboe 3 part and an optional Cor Anglais part to replace oboe 5.
(arr. A.Cooper)


WBB002b
 
5tet 5 Obs (opt. CA) *LISTEN*
Grading: 4-6

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WBB003 Bernstein: Great Escape March 

*NEW* A big fun arrangement for massed oboes of Elmer Bernstein's famous film tune. As well as being thoroughly enjoyable to play and listen to, this piece gives a good opportunity for players to learn about playing in 2/2, and to experiment with their trill fingerings.
(arr. M.Orriss)

WBB003
Oboe Sextet
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5 Obs, CA *LISTEN*
Grading: 2-7

Please note: Not available in JAPAN for copyright reasons

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WBB006d Beethoven: Turkish March 

Another version of this exuberant March, this time for Oboe Band, including the more distant and exotic members of the family, and of course, the screamer oboe! 2 Obs and 1 Cor Ang are required, all other instruments are optional.
(arr. A. Cooper)


WBB006d:
 
Piccolo Ob in Eb, Screamer Ob, 2+ Obs, Ob. d'am., 1+ CA, Bass Ob, optional perc *LISTEN*
Grading: 2-9

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WBB007c Berlin: White Christmas 

This arrangement of White Christmas has hidden carols in the inner parts for the audience to spot, and comes in three versions. The oboe parts remain the same for each version (about grade 2-3), with an equally graded bassoon, or a jazzier bass part for a more advanced player or teacher.
(arr. A. Cooper)


WBB007
c:
3 easy/intermediate oboes and intermediate/advanced cor anglais. *LISTEN*
Grading: 2-4

Duration: 1'26

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

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WBB008 Bernstein, E.: The Magnificent Seven 

Elmer Bernstein's expansive score for the epic Western, arranged for a posse of oboes and cors anglais, each part bearing the name of one of the seven stars of the film. Robert Vaughn can be either an oboe or a cor anglais!
(arr. A. Cooper)

WBB008:
 
Oboe Septet: 4 Obs, 1 Ob or CA, 2 CAs *LISTEN*
Grading: 7-8
Duration: 4'21

Watch the full length video version here

£18.49
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WBC001 Corelli: Christmas Concerto 

*NEW* These are the two final movements of Corelli's Concerto Grosso in G minor Op. 6 No. 8,  which is subtitled 'made for the night of Christmas' and generally known as the Christmas Concerto. The ensemble is divided into two oboe trios which share the concertino parts and come together for the tutti ripieno sections. The exuberant allegro races almost straight into a gentle, lilting pastorale which surprisingly gives the concerto a serene, peaceful ending.
(arr. A. Cooper)

WBC001 Double Oboe Trio: 4 Obs, 2 CAs   *LISTEN Clip 1*  *LISTEN Clip 2*
Grading: 6-8
Duration: 6'13

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WBD002a Delius: The Walk To The Paradise Garden 

The Paradise Garden was in fact an inn in Delius's opera 'A Village Romeo and Juliet' and this interlude has now become a popular concert piece. Snippets of melody meander through all the parts building to the expansive climax and then wander away into the distance. A fantastic opportunity to display all the members of the oboe family!

WBG001 Oboe Dectet: 4 Oboes, 2 Oboes d'Amore, 3 Cors Anglais, Bass Oboe  *LISTEN*
Grading: 7
Duration: 7'41 

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WBG001 Grainger: Shepherd's Hey 

Shepherd's Hey is thought to be one of the oldest morris dances, and the tune was used by Percy Grainger for an exuberant piano piece. In this advanced arrangement the oboes are split into two groups which play antiphonally, gradually encroaching on each other's territory untill they join together for a great whoop of joy at the end. 

WBG001 Oboe Octet: 8 Oboes *LISTEN*
Grading: 8
Duration: 1'38 

PLEASE NOTE: Only available in the UK for copyright reasons.

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WBG005a Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen 

*NEW* One of his many Lyric Pieces, Wedding Day at Troldhaugen was written to celebrate Grieg and his wife Nina's silver wedding anniversary. Troldhaugen was the name of Grieg's house. The joyous outer sections depict the wellwishers' congratulations, while the middle section is more subdued and romantic. A great showpiece for double reed quartet (including bass oboe) with plenty to do for all the players.
(arr. A. Cooper)

WBG005a Oboe Ensemble: 2 Obs, CA, Bs Ob.    *LISTEN* 

Grading: 7
Duration: 5'15

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WBH001a Hill/Trad: Happy Birthday/Jolly Gd Fellow 

*NEW* An essential item for every ensemble! A tiny fanfare introduces the sing-along "Happy Birthday", leading into a quick rendition of "For He's A Jolly Good Fellow". Perfect for all those events where somone sidles up to ask if you can play it!!
(Arr. Alfie Pugh)

WBH001a Oboe Quartet  3 Obs, CA   *LISTEN*
Grading 5+
Duration: 0'47

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WBL001a Loesser: The Ugly Duckling 

Made famous by Danny Kaye in the film of Hans Christian Andersen, this timeless classic arranged for oboes, cor anglais or bassoon, and duck calls (or spare reeds!) has lots of dramatic potential. Great fun for all the players (intermediate with slightly easier oboe 3 & 4 parts).
(arr. A. Cooper)


WBL001a:
 4 Oboes and Cor Anglais  *LISTEN*
Grading: 2-5
Duration: 2'50

Please note: Available only in the UK/Ireland/Australia/New Zealand for copyright reasons.

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WBL002 Lennon/McCartney: Eleanor Rigby 

*NEW* The classic Beatles tune in an arrangement that develops the string quartet material from the original into a unique and interesting double-reed setting.
(Arr. M.Orriss)

WBL002 Sextet: 6 CAs or obs *LISTEN*
Grading: 7
Duration: 2'50

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

£12.49
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WBM001 Martin: A Merry Little Christmas 

A lovely festive gift from Flutets arranger Mel, this cosy version of the Christmas favourite from "Meet me in St. Louis" sounds gorgeous for 3 oboes and cor anglais.
(arr. M. Orriss)


WBM001
: 3 Oboes, Cor Anglais *LISTEN*
Grading: 6
Duration: 1'45

Please note:
Not available in JAPAN for copyright reasons

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WBM002 Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute 

*NEW* One of two magnificent Mozart Overtures arranged for us by Cor Anglais and Oboe specialist Geoffrey Browne, this is an ideal concert piece for an advanced ensemble.
arr. G. Browne

WBM002 Oboe Sextet: 4 Oboes, 2 Cors Anglais   *LISTEN*
Grading: 8-9
Duration: 6'45

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WBM003 Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro 

*NEW* A virtuoso arrangement of the overture to Mozart's famous opera for 4 fearless oboes and 2 courageous cors anglais! Fast tongues and nimble fingers essential.
(Arr G.Browne)

WBM003 6tet 4 Obs, 2 CAs *LISTEN*
Grading: 9
Duration 4'16

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WBP001b Purcell: Fear No Danger 

This lively chorus from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas makes an ideal short concert piece for beginner double reeds. Versions for oboes and bassoon or 4 oboes.
(arr. A. Cooper)

WBP001b:
4 Oboes
*LISTEN*
Grading: 1-3
Duration: 1'12

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WBP002a Purcell: 3 Pieces from Dido and Aenea 

*NEW* Three jolly extracts from Purcell's wonderful opera Dido and Aeneas: "Fear No Danger", The Sailors' Dance and "To The Hills And The Vales". This would be perfect for massed oboes, with a less challenging third oboe part, and an optional Cor Anglais part instead of, or alongside, the 4th oboe.
(arr. A. Cooper)

WBP002a
4tet 4 Obs (opt. CA) *LISTEN*
Grading: 1-4
Duration: 3'30

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WBT002 Traditional: Three Scottish Airs 

*NEW* Three well-known tunes here: firstly Scotland the Brave, then I'll Aye Ca' In By Yon Toun and lastly The Dashing White Sergeant. The arrangement gives all the parts plenty to think about and works just as well with single players as it does with a large group.
(Arr. S. Milton)

1. Scotland The Brave
2. I'll Aye Ca' In By Yon Toun
3. The Dashing White Sergeant

WBT002 Oboe Quartet: 3 obs, CA *LISTEN*
Grading: 4-6
Duration: 1'51

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WBT003a Trad: Little Brown Jug 

A fun set of variations on the old standard, to introduce inexperienced players to the joys of ensemble playing in versions for oboes and bassoon or cor anglais. Parts for mini-bassoon and tenoroon included.
(arr. A. Cooper)

WBT003a
3+ Oboes, 1+ Cor Anglais *LISTEN*
Grading: 1-2
Duration: 1'23

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WBW002 Warlock: Capriol Suite (3 Movts) 

*NEW*  Basse Danse, Pieds-en-l'air and Mattachins from Peter Warlock's most well-known work. These pieces reflect the colourful life of their composer and feature energetic rhythms and unexpected dischords in the outer movements, contrasting with the lyrical and tender middle movement. 
(arr. M.Orriss)

WBW002 4tet: 4 CAs (or Obs) *LISTEN*
Grading: 8
Duration: 4'24

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WBX001a 20 Christmas Carols 

*NEW* This is a selection of 20 of the most popular Christmas Carols, arranged for 3 oboes and Cor Anglais in a variety of keys; some with traditional harmonies, some more unusual. Perfect for busking on wintery evenings around the Christmas market!
(Arr. Alfie Pugh)

1. Angels From The Realms Of Glory
2. Away In A Manger
3. Deck The Hall
4. Ding Dong Merrily
5. The First Nowell
6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

7. Good King Wenceslas
8. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
9. In The Bleak Mid Winter
10. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
11. Joy To The World
12. O Come, All Ye Faithful
13. O Come, O Come Emanuel
14. O Little Town Of Bethlehem
15. Once In Royal David's City
16. Silent Night
17. We Three Kings
18. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
19. What Child Is This?
20. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks


WBX001a Oboe Quartet: 
3 obs, CA *LISTEN*
Grading: 2-6
Duration: various

£20.00
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WBX004a Leontovych: Ukrainian Bell Carol 

Shchedryk, meaning 'bountiful' is the original name of this New Year carol, made popular in several films, including 'Home Alone'. The Ukrainian text tells of a swallow flying into a house to sing of the bounty and wealth that will come the following Spring. The hypnotic 4-note ostinato is shared between the oboes.
(arr. A. Cooper)

WBX004a Oboe Quintet: 3 Obs, 2 CAs
*LISTEN*
Grading: 5
Duration: 1'50

£9.99
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