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Six Metamorphoses after Ovid for Solo Oboe, Op.49

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The edition is part of the Trinity syllabus 2007 (grades 7 & 8) The edition is part of the ABRSM Summer syllabus 2006 (grade 8)

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  • Pan (who played upon the reed pipe which was Syrinx, his beloved)
  • Phaeton (who rode upon the chariot of the sun for one day and was hurled into the river Padus by a thunderbolt)
  • Niobe (who, lamenting the death of her fourteen children, was turned into a mountain)
  • Bacchus (at whose feasts is heard the noise of gaggling women's tattling tongues and shouting out of boys)
  • Narcissus (who fell in love with his own image and became a flower)
  • Arethusa (who, flying from the love of Alpheus the river got, was turned into a fountain)
Difficulty guide: 6-8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is total beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM ABRSM Oboe (from 2022)
Grades: 7, 8
Trinity College London Trinity College London Oboe (2017 to 2022)
Grades: 7, 8

Item Details


  • Part 1: Oboe
Category: Oboe Repertoire
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH 2200008
Our Stock Code: 1052596
Media Type: Paperback (10 pages [score])