Heckelphone / Bass Oboe Repertoire
by Peter T. Hurd © 2000 - all rights reserved.

Click here to open 2016 Addendum I to Heckelphone / Bass Oboe Repertoire.
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CONTENTS:


HECKELPHONE IN ORCHESTRAL WORKS

Key to abbreviations
b= bass oboe    blt = ballet    c = chamber    cb = concert band     conc = concertante    fm = film    h = Heckelphone    jz = jazz    k = keyboard     mt = musical theater    
o = orchestra    o/s = solo with orchestra    op = opera    ph = piccolo Heckelphone     pm = popular music    s = solo    wc = wind choir/ensemble    

With kind assistance from Alain Girard, Michael Finkelman, Georg Otto Klapproth, Robert Howe, Mark Perchanok, and Andrew Shreeves

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ADES, THOMAS

  • b-o > ASYLA

AHO, KALEVI

  • h-o > SYMPHONY No. 6 ( 1979-1980 ) (Fennica Gehrman)
  • h-o > HYÖNTEISELÄMÄÄ “Insect Life” (1985-1987)
    Opera in two acts, the libretto of Kalevi Aho is based on a play by Josef and Karel Capek (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > PIANO CONCERTO #1 (1988-1989) (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > SYMPHONY No. 11 for six percussionists & orchestra (1997-1998) (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > SALAISUUKSIEN KIRJA (The book of Secrets ) (1998)
    An opera in one act and four scenes, Libretto by Paavo Rintala and Kalevi Aho (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > KOLME BERTRANDIN MONOLOGIA
    Three Monologues of Bertrand (1998) cycle for baritone and orchestra (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > ENNEN KUIN ME KAIKKI OLEMME HUKKUNEET Before We Are All Drowned; Bevor Wir Alle Etrunken Sind (1995/1999)
    Opera in Two Acts. The libretto of Kalevi Aho is based on the radio play of Juha Mannerkorpi (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > SYMPHONY #13 “SINFONIE LUONNEKUVIA” Symphonic Characterizations ( 2003) (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > CONCERTO FOR CONTRABASSOON & ORCHESTRA (2004-2005) (Fennica Gerhman)
  • h-o > CONCERTO FOR OBOE AND ORCHESTRA (2007) (Fennica Gerhman)

AMRAN, DAVID

  • h-fm > THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (1962) (MC Productions)

ARNOLD, DAVID (with MICHAEL LLYOD)

  • h-fm > GODZILLA (1998- remake) Columbia Pictures

ARSENEAULT, RAYNALD

  • h-o > PRELUDE A L’INFINI (Commissioned by Societé Radio Canada)

ATTERBERG, KURT

  • h-o > SYMPHONY IN C (Sinfonia Funèbre)

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BADINGS, HENK

  • h-o > CONCERTO FOR FLUTE (C. F. Peters, rental)
  • h-o > CONCERTO FOR CLARINET (C. F. Peters, rental)
  • h-o > ARMAGEDDON (C. F. Peters, rental)
  • h-o > CONCERT PIECE (C. F. Peters, rental)
  • h-o > CONCERTO FOR HARP (C. F. Peters, rental)
  • h-o > CONCERTO FOR ENGLISH HORN (America Folksong Suite) 3rd movement:
    variations on “The Bluetail Fly” for oboe, oboe d’amore, English horn, Heckelphone (C. F. Peters, rental)

BARTHOMEÉ, PIERRE

  • h-o > HARMONIQUE FÜR ORCHESTER (1970)

BAX, ARNOLD

  • h-o > SYMPHONY No. 1

BERG, NATANAEL

  • h-o > TRAUMGEWALTEN; SINFONISCHE DICHTUNG FUR GROSSES ORCHESTER (1910)
    Hirsch, Stockholm, published 1911

BIRTWHISTLE, HARRISON

  • h-op > MASK OF ORPHEUS (B&H)

BONITZ, MATTHIAS

  • h-o > TSCHAO-YANG-PALAST (2005-2006)
    fur Sopran, Chor, und Orchester (Heckelphone part)

BRASS, NILOLAUS

  • h-o > L'INFERNO (2007) for orchestra (Ricordi- Sy. 3684)

BRAUN, STEPHAN (Alias: MATHIS BRUN)

  • h-c > ZWEI STÜCKE (1998-2001)
  • (Heckelphon, 3 celli) (Verlag Accolade ACC.4007)

BRAUNFELS, WALTER

  • h-op > PRINZESSIN BRAMBRILLA (1908)
  • h-o > CARNEVALS OVERTURE

BRETT, DEAN

  • h-o > AMPHITHEATRE (2000)

BRIAN, HAVEGAL

  • h-o > SYMPHONY No. 1
  • h-o > SYMPHONY No. 4

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CHAVEZ, CARLOS

  • h-o > SYMPHONIA DE ANTIGONE (Symphony No. 1) 1933 (GS)

CODY, JOSHUA

  • h-f > A JOURNEY THAT WASN'T (2005)(Heckelphone part)

COPLAND, AARON

  • h-o > SHORT SYMPHONY (original orchestration)

CURRINGTON, DAVID

  • h-o > SESSION (2007) (ms- Cambridge University) for full orchestra

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DELZ, CHRISTOPHE

  • h-o > JAHRESZEITEN (The Seasons) Op. 12 (1991)(Edition Gravis)

DESSAU, PAUL

  • h-o > INTERNATIONALE KRIEGSFIBEL / 14 STÜCKE (Frankfurt: Edition Peters)

DOBINSON, MICHAEL

  • h-wc > PIECES FOR WOODWIND ENSEMBLE

DUFORT, HUGHES

  • h-o > SATURNE (Societé Editions Joubert, Thodore Presser rental)

DUSAPIN, PASCAL

  • h-o > TIMEÉ (1978)

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ELFMAN, DANNY

  • h-f > MARS ATTACKS! (1996) (Tim Burton Productions)

ERDMANN, EDUARD

  • h-o > RONDO FOR ORCHESTRA (1918)
  • h-o > FIRST SYMPHONY (1920)for large orchestra

EVERHARZ, JURY

  • h-op > DER KOMMISAR (2002)

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GANDER, BERNHARD

  • h-o >LOVELY MONSTER for orchestra (C.F. Peters)

GASSER, ULRICH

  • h-o > DER VIERTE KÖNIG - ORATORIUM

GILBERTI, ADAM

  • h-o > REFLECTIONS OF HONOR (2002)(ms)
    (also arranged as version for band)
  • h-o > FOUR POEMS (2003)
  • h-o > VIOLIN CONCERTO (2004)
  • h-c > GENESIS (2006)
  • h-o > ELEGY (2008)
  • h-0-fm > SOUL DIASPORA (2009)
  • h-o > PROPHESY Biblical story of Noah's flood (2010)

GLANERT, DETLEV

  • h-op > DER SPIEGEL DES GROSSEN KAISERS
  • b-op (1989/1993) (B&H)

GRAINGER, PERCY

  • h-o > THE WARRIORS
  • h-cb > THE CHILDREN’S MARCH (for concert band)
  • h-c > HILL SONG No.1

GROFÉ, FERDE

  • h-o > METROPOLIS

GUBAIDULINA, SOFIA

  • h-o > DAS LICHTE DES ENDES (2003)
    for large orchestra, commissioned by Boston Symphony

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HENZE, HANS WERNER

  • h-op > DER FLOSS DER MEDUSA (1968/1990)
  • h-op > DIE ENGLISCH KATZE (“The English Cat”)
    (1980/1983/1990) Schott
  • h-op > IL RITORNO D’ULISSE IN PATRIA (1981) (Monteverdi-Henze)
  • h-blt > ORPHEU (1978/1986)
  • h-o > BARCAROLA (1979)
  • h-o > APOLLO TRIOFANTE (1979) suite from Tanzdrama Opheus
  • h-o > 7th SINFONIE (1983/1984)
  • h-o > DREI ORCHESTERSTÜCKE (1995)
  • h-o > LA MIRACLE DE LA ROSE
    clarinet solo with orchestra Heckelphone takes the place of the bassoon
  • h-o > SYMPHONY #9
  • h-o > SYMPHONY #10
  • h-op > GISELA! (Opera + Musical Theatre) (2004)Chester Novella
  • h-o >ELOGIUM MUSICUM (Orchestra+ Chorus) (2008) Chester Novella
  • h-o > DER OPFERGANG (“Immolazione”) (2009) Orchestra + Chorus - Chester Novella

HERBERT, VICTOR

  • h-o > SUITE OF SERENADES

HESPOS, HANS JOACHIM

  • h-o > INTERACTIONS (1971)
  • h-o > CHE (1975)
  • ph-o > O: KAMMERMUSIK FÜR ORCHESTER (1976)
  • h-o > GO (1978)

HINDEMITH, PAUL

  • h-op > CARDILLAC (1926, revised 1952)

HINDEMITH, RUDOLF

  • h-o > KONZERTMUSIK (1930)
    Overtüre - Foxtrott – Variationen (ms: Hindemith-Institut, Frankfurt)
  • h-op > KONRADIN, DER LETZE HOHENSTAUFER(1937-1938)
    (ms: Hindemith-Institut, Frankfurt)
  • h-o > BALLETTMUSIK (New version for orchestra) (1953)
    (ms: Hindemith-Institut, Frankfurt)
  • h-wc > MILITÄRMÄRSCHE for band (1939-1941)
    (ms: Hindemith-Institut, Frankfurt)

HOLT, SIMON

  • o > ECO-PAVEN (1998) piano concerto (CH)

HUBER, NICHOLAS

  • h-o > GESPENSTER (1976) for large orchestra, tape, & singer/speaker (B&H)

HUDRY, DAVID

  • h-o > NACHTSPIEGEL (2008) for large ensemble

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KAMEN, MICHAEL

  • h-f > X-MEN (2000) Twentieth Century Fox

KAPER, BRONISLAU

  • h-f > SECRET GARDEN (1949) (MGM)
  • h-f > GREEN MANSIONS (1959) (MGM)

KOBLENZ, JOHANNES

  • h-o > ZARTLICHKEIT
  • h-o > TRAUMEREIEN

KROUSE, IAN

  • h-o >CANCION de YERMA (1991-2003) A Symphonic Song Cycle
    Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone, and Orchestra (Ian Krouse Music)

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LOMBARDI, LUCA

  • h-op > FAUST, UN TRAVESTIMENTO (1986/1990) (Ricordi)

LORENTZEN, BENT

  • h-blt > MAIDEN INTO BIRD (1967/1975) (WH)
    ballet suite (2 Heckelphones scored)

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MOSER, FRANZ

  • h-o > SYMPHONY IN F# Opus 48

MÜLLER-WIELAND, JAN

  • h-o > POEM DES MORGENS (1991) (SIK)

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NORTH, ALEX

  • h-fm > SPARTACUS (1960) (Byrna Productions)

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ORFF, CARL

  • h-op > ORFEO

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PAHISSA, JAUME

  • h-o > MATERIAL D’ORQUESTRA MANUSCRIT: M4395/2
    (Biblioteca de Catalunya)
  • h-o > MATERIAL D’ORQUESTRA MANUSCRIT: M4396/2
    (Biblioteca de Catalunya)
  • h-op >CANIGO (obra lirica en tres actes) (1910)
    Heckelfon or saxo tenor

PERRY, WILLIAM

    h-f > MYSTERIOUS STRANGER (1982) PBS

PUZTAI, TIBOR

  • h-o > PARADISO
    for orchestra, soprano, Heckelphone (ms)
  • h-wc > LEAVES for woodwind orchestra (ms)
  • h-c > TRIPTYCH (2006)percussion, Heckelphone, & harpsicord

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RAKSIN, DAVID

  • h-fm > LAURA (1944) Twentieth Century Fox

RASCH, TORSTEN

  • h-o > MEIN HERZ BRENNT (2002)
    bass-baritone voice, reciter, large orchestra (Faber Music)

REIMANN, ARIBERT

  • h-o > CONCERTO for VIOLIN and ORCHESTRA (1997) (Schott)
  • h-op > DAS SCHLOSS (1992) (Schott)
  • h-op > TROADES (1986) (Schott)
  • h-op > KING LEAR (1978) (Schott)
  • h-o > TARDE (2006) (Schott)fur Sopran und Orchester

RIEHM, ROLF

  • h-o > DAS SCHWEIGEN DER SIRENEN (1987/1994)
    for soprano, tenor, and orchestra (Ricordi- Sy. 3217)

RIHM, WOLFGANG

  • h-o > DEUS PASSUS (1999-2000)
  • b-o oratorio

RUZICKA, PETER

  • h-o > ABBRÜCHE – NINE PHRSES FOR ORCHESTRA (1978) (SIK)
  • h-o > EINBLENDUNGEN FOR LARGE ORCHESTRA (1973-1977) (SIK)
  • h-o > METASTROFE – VERSUCH EINES AUSBRUCHS
  • FÜR 87 INSTRUMENTEN (1971) (SIK)
  • h-o > MEMORY. Traces for clarinet & orchestra (2000) (SIK)

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SCHILLINGS, MAX VON

  • h-op > MOLOCH – MUSIKALISCHE TRAGÖDIE
  • h-op > MONA LISA
  • h-o > PROLOG ZU SOPHOKLES – SYMPHOLISCHER
  • h-o > TANZ DER BLUMEN
  • h-o > DEM VERKLARTEN

SCHÜLLER, GUNTHER

  • h-o > AN ARC ASCENDING
  • h-o >ENCOUNTERS FOR LARGE ORCHESTRA (2003)(Rental - G. Schirmer)

SCHULZE, WERNER

  • h-o > SNÚNINGUR – FIVE PIECES FOR ORCHESTRA

SHANKAR, RAVI

  • h-fm > CHARLY (1968) (MGM)

SOWERBY, LEO

  • h-o > SYNCONATA (1924)

STEINER, MAX

  • h-fm > GONE WITH THE WIND (1939) (MGM)
  • h-fm > THE WOMAN IN WHITE (1948) (Warner Brothers)

STÖSS, THOMAS

  • h-o > FRIES DER LAUSCHENDEN

STRAUSS, RICHARD

  • h-op > SALOMÉ Opus 54
  • h-op > ELEKTRA Opus 58
  • h-o > FESTLISCHES PRAELUDIUM Opus 61
  • h-o > JOSEPHSLEGENDE Opus 63
  • h-o > EINE ALPENSINFONIE Opus 64

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TROJAHN, MANFRED

  • h-o > SINFONIE Nr. 5 für Grosses Orchester (2004)
    scored with 2 Heckelphones (Barenreiter)

TYBERG, MARCEL

  • h-o > SYMPHONY #3 (1943)

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VARESE, EDGAR

  • h-o > AMERIQUES
  • h-o > ARCANA

VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS, RALF

  • h-o > LONDON SYMPHONY (original orchestration)

VIDJESKOG, PATRICK

  • h-o > 2 SAMLINGEN HOGA VISOR Opus 24 (1990-1992)

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WAXMAN, FRANZ

  • b-f > OBJECTIVE BURMA (1945) Warner Brothers scored for Heckelphone,
    though bass oboe was used for the recording

WEINGARTNER, FELIX

  • h-o > SYMPHONY #3 Opus 49 (B&H)
  • h-o > SYMPHONIC EPILOGUE TO A TRAGEDY OF ERNEST BÖHE
    (Oratorio, premiere: Basel 1918)

WIDMANN, JÖRG

  • h-o > ANTIPHON (2007-2008) Schott (rental)

WOZNIAK, CHAD

  • h-o > FIFTH SYMPHONY

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