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:


BASS OBOE REPERTOIRE MASTER LIST

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

AMELSVOORT, JOS VAN

  • b-c > FANTASIA 1941 (Verheijen Music)
  • b-c > LARGHETTO e BURLESCO (Verheijen Music)
  • b-c > NOCTURNE (Verheijen Music)
  • b-c > QUINTETTO I (Donemus)
    per due oboi, oboe d'amore, corno inglese, e oboe barytone
  • b-c > QUINTETTO II (Donemus)
  • per due oboi, oboe d'amore, corno inglese, e oboe barytone

AMY, GILBERT

  • b-c > CHANT (1967-1968, revised 1969)

ANDREYEV, SAMUEL

  • b-s > MICROGRAPHIA (2006) bass oboe solo (Trepex)

ALLAZ, FRANCOIS

  • b-c > LES CARTOGRAPHES - Par Un Terrier de Girafe

APPLEBAUM, LOUIS

  • b-c > SOUVENIRS (1994)(ms- Canadian Music Centre)

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BANASIK, CHRISTIAN

  • b-c > DER ZAUBERSPIEGEL DES M. C. ESCHER
    Version II for bass oboe & bass clarinet

  • BEIHARZ, KRISTY

    • b-c > RED OCHRE (1996/1997)bass oboe, bass clarinet, double bass
      (Australian Music Center: 785.4413/BEI 1)

    BLEZARD, WILLIAM

    • b/h-c > SCHERZO FURIOSO Double reed instrument & piano
      (Amoris International AI SI 017)

    BLOCK, JULIUS

    • b-pm > TENSE TIMES

    BLOOD, JOHN

    • b-k > DARK SCENES OF WINTER (1981)bass oboe or tenor saxophone, piano
      (c. 2005, Gonzaga Music Publishers: GZ026)

    BROPHY, GERARD

    • b-c > IZA (1996) (Australian Music Center)
      bass oboe, bass clarinet

    BROUGHTON, BRUCE

    • b-c > TRIO for OBOES (Oboe, English horn, bass oboe)

    BRYARS, GAVIN

    • b-o/s > THE EAST COAST bass oboe solo with orchestra

    BURGERS, SIMON

    • b/h-c > PASTICHE for OBOE
      baritone oboe (or Heckelphone) and tape

    BUTTERWORTH, ARTHUR

    • b-k > SONATA FOR OBOE AND PIANO Opus 132

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    CARR, EDWIN

    • b-c > WAIKEKE ISLAND Quartet for oboe, oboe d’amore (or oboe II), English horn,
      bass oboe (or bassoon) (Amoris Editions AI EN 002)

    CHERNEY, BRIAN

    • b-c > IN THE GREAT MUSEUM OF MEMORY (1994-2006)
      bass oboe & bass clarinet (Canadian Music Centre)

    CHILDS, BARNEY

    • b-o > CLARINET CONCERTO

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    DARBELLAY, JEAN-LUC

    • h-c > AULOS, 9 MINIATUREN (2000)
      oboe / musette, English horn, Heckelphone (Tre Media Musickverlage: TME 487)
    • h-s > PLAGES (version for Heckelphone solo)(2008)(ms)

    DAVIS, CARL

    • b-o > CIRCLE OF STONES full orchestra
    • b-fm > INTOLERANCE (1989)
      A new score for the classic film by D.W. Griffith

    DELIUS, FREDERICK

    • b-o > FENNIMORE AND GERDA
    • b-o > A DANCE RHAPSODY
    • b-o > PARIS: NOCTURNE, SONG OF A GREAT CITY tone poem
    • b-o > A MASS OF LIFE
    • b-o > REQUIEM
    • b-o > SONGS OF SUNSET

    DENCH, CHRIS

    • b-c > FOR NORA and ROGER bass oboe, bass clarinet

    DIETHELM, CASPAR

    • h/b-c > PLEJADEN (1996) op.342 Quartett für 2 Oboen und Fagott
      III: 2 Ob, Hph, Fg – IV: Hph solo – V: 2 Ob.am, Hph, Fg – VI: Ob, CA, Bar.-Ob. (ms)

    DOBINSON, MICHAEL

    • h-wc > PIECES FOR WOODWIND ENSEMBLE

    DOBRIAN, CHRIS

    • b-c > PARABLE (1987)bass flute, bass oboe, bass clarinet

    DUPONT, GABRIEL

    • b-op > ANTAR

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    EMMERT, FRANTISĚK

    • b-c > MOTETTO (2001) baritone oboe, cello, piano

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    FENZL, HELMUT

    • h-k > FANTASIA OBSCURA (1985)
      for bass clarinet (and/or Heckelphone) and organ

    FLEMING, MARTHA

    • b-c > QUARTET (1928)(ms)2 oboes, English horn, bass oboe
      (Alain Girard states: “My copy is from Wilhelm Vetter, Kassel, dated 1935. Only the 1st movement is original, movements II and III were completed by Ernst Arfken in 1994”)

    FOX, CHRISTOPHER

    • b-c > BROADWAY BOOGIE 3 bass oboes

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    GARDNER, JAMES E.

    • h-s > CHARGE (1997)
    • b-s solo bass oboe (Amoris AE EX 001)

    GLANERT, DETLEV

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

    GOEBBELS, HEINER

    • b-o > SUITE (from “SURROGATE CITIES”)(1993/1994)
      for sampler and large orchestra (Ricordi, Munich Sy. 3296)
    • b-c > DREI HORATIO-SONGS (1994/2002)(from “SURROGATE CITIES”)
      for mezzo-soprano and ensemble (Ricordi, Munich Sy. 3545)

    GOLDENTHAL, ELLIOT

    • b-op > OTHELLO (1998)

    GOSS, THOMAS

    • b-c > OCTET (1984)

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    HAKENBERG, STEFAN

    • h-c > DAYS (1996)
    • b-c 10 short pieces for bass oboe (or bassoon) and bass clarinet (Tonos-7336)

    HARMON, CHRIS PAUL

    • b-k > POEM bass oboe and piano

    HARRIS, IAN KEITH

    • b-c > DIVERTISSEMENT (2005-2006)
      for oboe, oboe d’amore, English horn, bass oboe (Amoris International Editions AI EN 006)
    • b-c > A CONSORT OF CAROLS
      oboe, oboe d’amore, cor Anglais, bass oboe (Amoris International AI EN 008)

    HELLER, BARBARA

    • h-s > ENGLISCHHORN SOLO ALBUM
    • b-s or bass oboe / Heckelphone ISMN:M50012-825-0 (Furore Verlag: fue 325)

    HENZE, HANS WERNER

    • b-o > L'UPUPA UND DER TRIUMPH DER SOHNESLIEBE(2003)
      Soloists, Chorus, Orchestra (Chester Novella)

    HERMANN, RICHARD

    • b-pm > SUSPENSE (Theme to radio program “Suspense”)

    HEUCKE, STEPHAN

    • b-c > LAMENTATIO (1996) bass oboe & bass clarinet

    HIPPLER, DIETMAR

    • b-c > BASS INSTINCTS (1998) bass oboe, bass clarinet

    HOFFMAN- ENGL, LUDGER

    • b-c > 5 PIECES FOR “THREE REEDS” (1995)
      2 oboes and bass oboe

    HOLST, GUSAV

    • b-o > THE PLANETS

    HOVANNISYAN, ARAM

    • b-c > À TROIS (2004) flute/ alto flute, oboe / bass oboe, clarinet / bass clarinet
    • b-c > CAHIER DE TRISTESSE (2004-2005)
      #2: IRAE for flute, piccolo, bass oboe, accordion, piano
    • b-c > VÉNUS (2008)for soprano, oboe (+ bass oboe), cello, piano

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    ISOIR, ANDRÉ

    • b-c > TANGO hautbois, hautbois d’amour, cor Anglais, hautbois baryton
      (Delatour DLT0178)

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    JAMES, JOSEPH

    • b-o > REQUIEM (1990)

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    KEANE, DAVID

    • b-c > TWEE VLINDERS (1996) (Australian Music Center) bass oboe, bass clarinet
    • b-c > CAROPHAGUS CANON #4 (1972)
    • for 3 (or more) double reed instruments (Littlehall Music Publishers)

    KENNEDY, NIGEL

    • b-c > MELODY IN THE WIND

    KENWOOD-HERRIOTT, RICHARD

    • b-k > SOUTH PAW CHORALE for bass oboe and piano

    KLOSÉ, R

    • b-o > SONNENGEIST

    KOECHLIN, CHARLES

    • b-s > SUITE POUR COR ANGLAIS SEUL Opus 185
      (cor Anglais, oboe, oboe d’amore, or baritone oboe) (c. 1991 Editions Max Eschig ME8618)
    • b-c > HOMMAGE AU CANARD (1948)
      quartet for oboe, oboe d’amore, cor Anglais, baritone oboe

    KRYSTALL, MARTY

    • b-pm > THE WAY IS WEST (K2B2 Records, 2005)

    KÜHNL, CLAUS

    • h-c > NEUES WERK (2007)
    • b-c für Bassflöte, Baritonoboe (oder Heckelphon) und Kontrabassklarinette (Kühnl Verlag)
    • b-c > “THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY FIVE” (2007)
      bass oboe, bass flute, contrabass clarinet

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    LANZA, A. E.

    • h-c > PENETRATIONS II (1968)
    • b-c 1 wind instrument, 1 string instrument, 1 keyboard
    • h-c > EKROPHONICS III (1969)
    • b-c 1 wind instrument, 1 string instrument, 1 keyboard

    LARSON, JONATHON

    • b-mt >RENT (1996)

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    MABRY, DRAKE

    • b-s > ARIA for bass oboe solo and double reed ensemble
    • b-s > LAMENT FOR ASTRABE oboe or bass oboe solo
    • b-s > CEREMONY 1 oboe or bass oboe solo

    MANASYAN, ARMEN

    • h-c > QUARTET (2007)
    • b-c woodwind quartet: bass flute, Heckelphone or bass oboe, bass clarinet, contrabassoon

    MATHER, BRUCE

    • b-c > DUO BASSO (1996) bass flute, bass oboe

    MATTHEWS, COLIN

    • b-o > PLUTO THE RENEWER (2000) for large orchestra,
      commissioned by the Hallé Concerts Society for performance with Holst’s THE PLANETS

    McCABE, JOHN

    • b-o > SYMPHONY ON A PAVANE (2007)

    MEFANO, PAUL

    • h-c > ONDES “ESPACES MOUVANTS” (1975) (SAL) flute/recorder, oboe/English horn/Heckelphone,
      clarinet/bass clarinet, bassoon/contrabassoon, horn, trumpet, tuba, timpani, violin, viola

    MENOUD, JOHN

    • b-c > LES RITES DE SAPPHO
      violin, baritone oboe, percussion, & magnetic tape

    MIERENAU, COSTIN

    • b-s > SOLO V (1995-1995)
      pour hautbois ou cor Anglais, ou hautbois baryton Paris: Editions Salabert, 1997 EAS19362

    MICHAEL, FRANK

    • b-k > DER STIMME DER KULTURE Opus 79/1
      flute/bass flute, oboe/bass oboe, piano (Zimmerman ZM 33220)

    MORAN, ROBERT

    • b-c > A SURVIVOR FROM DARMSTAADT 9 bass oboes

    MOZETICH, MARAJAN

    • b-o/conc > POSTCARDS FROM THE SKY: Earthly Descent,
      At the Tomb of Maurice, Ascension (1996) oboe, English horn, bass oboe, string orchestra

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    NEIDLINGER, BUELL

    • b-pm > OUR NIGHT TOGETHER (1982)

    NEWTON, BRETT

    • h-c > ROMANCE FOR HECKELPHONE & STRINGS
    • b-c (Heckelphone or bass oboe)
    • b-o > BLACK MASS (bass oboe part)

    NEWTON, RODNEY STEPHEN

    • h-c > ELEGY (1977) (ms)
    • b-c 2 oboes, cor anglais, bass oboe (or Heckelphone)

    NIEUWENHUIS, JAN JORIS

    • b-c > DANCES FOR PEACE (1999) (Verheijen Music)

    NORTH, ALEX

    • b-fm > CLEOPATRA (1963) (Paramount)
    • b-fm > DRAGONSLAYER (1981) (Paramount)
      Orchestrated by Henry Brandt

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    OEHRING, HELMUT

    • b-c > PHILLIP (2004)für bass oboe solo mit Live-Electronic ad libitum
    • b-op > WOZZECK

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    PARKER, MICHAEL

    • b-c > SIX LOWLY VARIATIONS ON THE FLYING DUTCHMAN (1997)
      bass oboe / bass clarinet

    PAROTTI, SERGIO

    • h-c > QUARTET #4 Opus 340
    • b-c Heckelphone/bass oboe, English horn, oboe d’amore, oboe

    PEARSON, JOHN

    • b-pm > HEATHER (1973) [Written for The Carpenters]

    PHILLIPS, ANTHONY

    • b-pm > THE GEESE AND THE GHOST

    PIAZZOLA, ASTOR

    • b-c > ODA PARA UNE HIPPIE (Vereijen Music)

    PIZZI, RAY

    • b-s > WHAT ARE YOU DOING THE REST OF YOUR LIFE? Solo bass oboe

    POLITI, ADRIEN

    • b-c > TANGO-FANTASIA hautbois, hautbois d’amour, cor Anglais, hautbois baryton
      (Delatour France: DELAT00185)

    PORTER, COLE

    • b-mt > ANYTHING GOES (1934)

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    RABINOWITZ, MICHAEL

    • b-jz > FOR JEAN-LUC (2009)

    RABINSKI, JACEK

    • b-c > MEDITATION (1993)oboe, oboe d’amore,
      English horn, baritone oboe, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon (HZ Editions, HZ34)

    RICHARDS, PETER

    • h-s > THE LOST PENGUIN (2008) (editiondb)
    • b-s

    RIHM, WOLFGANG

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

    RIHS, NICOLAS

    • h-c > à4
    • b-c cor Anglais, hautbois baryton, Heckelphon, et bassoon
      (Les Roseaux Chantants) (ms)
    • b-c >UNIQUE CELLO (1991)Solo fur Marimabe, Baritonoboe, Bassklarinette, Fagott

    RIMMER, JOHN

    • b-c > AT THE BASE OF THE WHIRLPOOL (1996)bass oboe, bass clarinet)

    RODRIGUEZ, ANA MARIA

    • b-c > LEVEL 1 (2000)fur Baritonoboe, computer, und Lautsprechersystem

    RØENNES, ROBERT

    • h-c > TROIS NOCTURNES EN HOMMAGE A FREDERICK DELIUS
    • b-c Pour hautbois baryton ou Heckelphon et Piano (1982-89)
      (Norsk Musikkinformasion Oslo)

    ROGERS, RICHARD

    • b-mt > ON YOUR TOES (1936)
    • b-mt > THE KING AND I (1951)
    • b-mt > OKLAHOMA [original orchestration] (1943)

    ROSENMAN, LEONARD

    • b-fm > REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955) (Warner Brothers Pictures)

    ROSS, WALTER

    • b-c > OLD JOE CLARK’S MUSICAL OFFERING Two oboes (or oboes d’amore) and bass oboe
      (Amoris international AI CM 006)
    • b-c > TRIO FANTASTICO oboe, bass oboe, piano
      (Amoris International AI CM 004)
    • b-k > SCHERZINO bass oboe and piano
      (Amoris International AI SI 016)
    • b-c > AUPRÈS DE MA BLONDE for oboe, oboe d’amore, English horn, bass oboe
      (Amoris International AI EN 004)

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    SALZEDO, LEONARD

    • b-c > BAILABLES Opus 127 oboe (+optional musette),
      oboe d’amore, English horn, bass oboe, (Amoris International AI EN 001)
    • b-c > CANTO DE SIBILIA Opus 135 bass oboe and string quartet
      (Amoris International AI EN 003)
    • b-k > IBERIAN IMPROVISATIONS Opus 143 bass oboe and piano
      (Amoris International AE SI 010)

    SARGON, SIMON

    • b-o > SYMPHONY #1- HOLOCAUST (1985)

    SCHIFFMAN, HAROLD

    • b-c > DIVERTIMENTO FOR OBOE QUARTET (1997) (ms)
      oboe, oboe d’amore, English horn, bass oboe

    SCHNEIDER, MARC

    • b-c > FUNF SÄTZE (1999)
      baritonoboe/ Klarinette in A, Violoncello, und Klavier

    SCHNEIDER, URS PETER

    • b-s > KAR (2003-2004) (ms)
      für oboe / baritonoboe (1 spielerin)
    • b-c > 19 EXISTENZEN baritone oboe, viola, horn,
      Hammond organ, bassoon,cello, and tuba

    SCHULER, DENIS

    • b-c > ECARTS (2005)hautbois baryton et clarinette bas

    SCHULZE, WERNER

    • b-c > 27 TAKTE FÜR ARNI
      oboe, oboe d’amore, English horn, bass oboe(AG) (ms)
    • h-c > KAGLIED DES SCHWANS Opus 5/7 (1986)
    • b-c Baritonoboe or Heckelphone & piano (NÖ Musikedition NE 22008)
    • h-c > EPITAPH “WIE EIN AUSSCHNITT DER ZEIT” (1987)
    • b-c Baritonoboe or Heckelphone & piano (NÖ Musikedition NE 22008)

    SCHWARTZ, STEPHEN

    • b-mt > WICKED (2003)

    SEARLE, HUMPHRY

    • b-o > THIRD SYMPHONY

    SEYFRIT, MICHAEL

    • b-c > SPANS AND CHANGES (1971)clarinet, 8 flutes, English horn, baritone oboe
      (or bassoon), harp, double bass
    • h-c > REFUGE
    • b-c 3 Melodic Instruments (ACA)

    SHARMA, LIZ

    • b-c > SUITE FOR THREE REEDS 2 English horns, bass oboe

    SHERR, DAVID

    • b-c > GREGORIAN CHANT

    SILVESTRINI, GILLES

    • b-c > TIENTOhautbois, hautbois d’amour, cor Anglais, hautbois baryton
      (Delatour DLT0342)

    SLEZÁK, PAVEL

    • b-c > LUST ZU HOPSEN Opus 82 (2003)baritone oboe, cello, piano

    SMALLEY, R

    • h-c > MELODIC STUDY I (1970)
    • b-c 4 or more melodic instruments (Faber)
    • h-c > MELODIC STUDY II (1970)
    • b-c 4-12 melodic instruments (Faber)

    SÖLL, BURKHARDT

    • b-c > NACHKERZEN bass oboe, bass clarinet

    STOUT, ALISTAIR

    • b-c > THE DARKLING HEAVE (2000)

    STRUTT, CLIVE

    • b-k > INTRODUCTION AND PROTIAZHNAHYAH
      bass oboe and piano (Amoris International AI SI 013)
    • b-c > FOLK SONG SUITE oboe (doubling optional musette), oboe d’amore, cor Anglais, bass oboe
      (Amoris international AI EN 005)
    • b-s > STUDIES IN FOLK MUSIC FROM BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
      solo bass oboe (Amoris international AI SI 014)

    SUGAYA, SHIGERU

    • b-c > DUE PEZZI (1998)bass oboe, bass clarinet

    SULZER, BALDWIN

    • h-c > CAPRICCIO fur oboe, Englischhorn, und Baritonoboe

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    TCHEREPNIN, IVAN

    • b-wc > CONCERTO FOR OBOE AND WINDS

    THOMA, XAVER-PAUL

    • b-c > QUARTETT Opus 39B (1985)
      viola d'amore, alto flute, baritone oboe, basset horn (Tonas Musikverlag)

    TIPPET, MICHAEL

    • b-o > TRIPLE CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO(1978-1979) (Schott)

    TOYOTOMI, DEVON YASMUNE

    • h-c > REEDY PIPE DREAMS (2010)
    • b-c for double reed choir

    TRUAX, B.

    • b-c > INSIDE (1995)bass oboe, tape

    TURNAGE, MARC-ANTHONY

    • b-c > ON ALL FOURS (1985) (Schott)

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    VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS, RALF

    • h-o > LONDON SYMPHONY (original orchestration)

    VIDJESKOG, PATRICK

    • b-c > DIVERTIMENTO DA CAMERA Opus 23 (1990-1991, revised 1993) baritone oboe, accordion, harp, & percussion

    VIVALDI, ANTONIO

    • b-c > CONCERTO IN C DUR FOR DIVERSE INSTRUMENTS
      bass oboe = salmoè part

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    WAGNER, ANDREAS

    • b-c > HYLE (1990)
      für oboe, Englischhorn, baritonoboe, und Tonband

    WALKER, JAMES

    • b-c > TRIO oboe, cor Anglais, bassoon (or bass oboe)
      (Brooklands Press)

    WAXMAN, FRANZ

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

    WHITTAKER, GILLIES

    • b-k > SUITE FOR BASS OBOE & PIANO (1941)
      (ms- University of Glasgow Special Collections: MSWhittaker72)
    • b-k > SWEDISH IMPRESSIONS (1939)
      sextet for piano, violin, flute, horn, bass oboe, bass clarinet
      (ms- University of Glasgow Special Collections: MSWhittaker 81/1-7)

    WILSON, DALL

    • b-o/conc > BLUEGRASS SYMPHONY (2009)Orchestra & sax & bass oboe
      & bass clarinet Dall Wilson Music

    WOLSCHINA, REINHARD

    • b-c > DUODRAMA für Oboeinstrumente und Violincello
      one player: oboe, English horn, bass oboe

    WOODSON, BEAR

    • h-c > QUARTET FOR OBOE & STRINGS
    • b-c or: oboe/oboe d’amore/English horn/bass oboe/ Heckelphone

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    ZAPPA, FRANK

    • b-pm > CIVILIZATION PHASE III (1991)
    • b-pm > THE GRAND WAZOO
    • b-pm > THE PETITE WAZOO
    • b-pm > BE-BOP TANGO
    • b-pm > THE DUKE OF PRUNES