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Grade by Grade Oboe, Grade 1
Includes Online Audio

Arranged by Janet Way
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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

Full performance demonstrations, piano accompaniment tracks and grade-appropriate aural awareness resources available to stream or download.

Janet Way is an experienced performer and teacher. She is a tutor for the LRAM woodwind teaching course at the Royal Academy of Music, and has worked as a mentor and diploma examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She is founder and director of the internationally-acclaimed Oxford Flute Summer School.

Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM ABRSM Oboe (from 2022)
Grades: 1
Trinity College London Trinity College London Oboe (2017 to 2022)
Grades: 1


  • C.W. Gluck: Chorus from "Paris and Helen"
  • Anon: English Jig
  • G.A. Hinke: Tone Productuion Study
  • Traditional Hungarian: In our Village
  • A. Marks: Upstairs, Downstairs
  • C. Norton: Tipping it Down
  • K. Jenkins: Cantilena from "Adiemus"
  • V. Gray: Pendulum
  • H. Purcell: Minuet
  • Traditional Brazilian: Mama Paquita
  • J. Way: Creative Reflection
  • B. Bartók: Dialogue
  • Traditional Welsh: Ffigysbren
  • H.J. Long: Spooked
  • F. Bolton: Hay-Fork Dance
  • K. Street: Lazy Afternoon
  • N. Chédeville: Fanfare
  • Traditional English: Three Blind Mice
  • Traditional French: Frère Jacques
  • Scale Spot (G Major, E Minor, F Major, D Minor) - Sight-Reading
  • Aural Awareness

Item Details


  • Part 1: Oboe
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Oboe Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH 13990
Our Stock Code: 1605730
Media Type: Paperback - Score and parts; includes accompaniment Online Audio

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