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

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BASS OBOE IN ORCHESTRA 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

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BLOCK, JULIUS

  • b-pm > TENSE TIMES

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CHILDS, BARNEY

  • b-o > CLARINET CONCERTO

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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

DUPONT, GABRIEL

  • b-op > ANTAR

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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)

GOLDENTHAL, ELLIOT

  • b-op > OTHELLO (1998)

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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”)

HOLST, GUSAV

  • b-o > THE PLANETS

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JAMES, JOSEPH

  • b-o > REQUIEM (1990)

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KLOSÉ, R

  • b-o > SONNENGEIST

KRYSTALL, MARTY

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

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LARSON, JONATHON

  • b-mt > RENT (1996)

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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)

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NEIDLINGER, BUELL

  • b-pm > OUR NIGHT TOGETHER (1982)

NEWTON, BRETT

  • b-o > BLACK MASS (bass oboe part)

  • NORTH, ALEX

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

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    OEHRING, HELMUT

    • b-op > WOZZECK

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    PEARSON, JOHN

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

    PHILLIPS, ANTHONY

    • b-pm > THE GEESE AND THE GHOST

    PORTER, COLE

    • b-mt > ANYTHING GOES (1934)

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    RIHM, WOLFGANG

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

    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)

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    SARGON, SIMON

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

    SCHWARTZ, STEPHEN

    • b-mt > WICKED (2003)

    SEARLE, HUMPHRY

    • b-o > THIRD SYMPHONY

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    TIPPET, MICHAEL

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

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    WAXMAN, FRANZ

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

    WILSON, DALL

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

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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