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Elizabeth Maconchy

Publisher: Chester Music

Oboe Quartet (1972)
Work Notes
'For Janet Craxton and the London Oboe Quartet'
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Works for 2-6 Players
Year Composed
1972
Duration
18 Minutes
Solo Instrument(s)
oboe
Orchestration
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Programme Note
Elizabeth Maconchy Oboe Quartet (1972)
Score sample


  • Soloist(s)
    Janet Craxton, oboe; Perry Hart, violin; Brian Hawkins, viola; Kenneth Heath, cello
    Oboe Classics:
  • Ensemble
    The London Oboe Quartet
    Soloist(s)
    Janet Craxton
    Oboe Classics:
Performances
Date
Title
  • 27 JUN 2007
    Maconchy Centenary 2007
    Wigmore Hall, London
    Jeremy Polmear, oboe

Reviews
[Maconchy's] intellectual rigour was on full display: oboist Jeremy Polmear wisely gave us an advance taste of the idiom in which he was going to play – a forceful style full of angular leaps and rugged intervals. The work was riveting: if we heard Bartok in the string colouring and slides, it was Bartok transmuted into something new.
Michael Church, The Independent,02/07/2007
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