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Grade by Grade Oboe, Grade 1
Includes CD

Arranged by Janet Way
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Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus

From the Publisher

The Grade By Grade series draws on the rich and varied Boosey & Hawkes catalogue of classical, contemporary and educational repertoire, highlighting composers including Serge Prokofieff, Dmitri Shostakovich, Karl Jenkins, Carol Barratt and Christopher Norton, alongside arrangements of traditional music from around the world by Peter Wastall, Vera Gray and others. Carefully selected by Janet Way, this practical anthology provides the complete repertoire resource for the aspiring Grade 1 oboist and creates the perfect package for teaching, exam preparation and performance. Each volume contains: * 19 pieces & short studies, each complemented by a useful practice and performance tip * grade-appropriate scales and arpeggios linked to the repertoire through bespoke text and exercises * brand new sight-reading activities * newly-commissioned aural awareness tasks * a piano accompaniment booklet Packaged with a CD of full performance demonstrations, piano backing tracks, and grade-appropriate aural awareness resources.

Difficulty guide: 1
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Gluck                                       Choirus from 'Paris & Helen'
  • Anon                                        English Jig
  • Hinke                                       Tone Production Study
  • Traditional Hungarian               In Our village
  • Anthony Marks                         Upstairs, Downstairs
  • Norton                                     Tipping it Down
  • Jenkins                                     Cantilena from 'Adiemus'
  • Very Gray                                  Pendulum
  • Purcell                                      Minuet
  • Traditional Brazilian                  Mama Paquita
  • Janet Way                                  Creative Reflection
  • Bartok                                       Dialogue
  • Traditional Welsh                      Ffigysbren
  • Helen Jane Long                        Spooked
  • Fiona Bolton                              Hay-Fork Dance
  • Karen Street                              Lazy Afternoon
  • Chedeville                                 Fanfare
  • Traditional English                    Three Blind Mice  
  • Traditional French                     Frere Jacques

Item Details


  • Part 1: Oboe
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Oboe Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH12482
Part of the Grade by Grade for Oboe series
Our Stock Code: 1349047
Media Type: Paperback (40 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD

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