James Turnbull


Oboe and Piano

Jeffrey Agrell – Blues for D. D
Isaac Albéniz – Suite Espagnale (oboe/cor anglais & piano – arr. D. Walter)*
William Alwyn – Oboe Sonata
Julian Anderson –  The Bearded Lady (oboe/cor anglais & piano)
C.P.E. Bach – Sonata in G minor Wq. 135
J.S. Bach – Sonata in G minor, BWV 1020
J.S. Bach – Sonata in G minor, BWV 1030b
J.S. Bach – Sonata in C major BWV 1033
J.S. Bach – Sonata in E flat major BWV 1031
Simon Bainbridge – Music for Mel and Nora
Samuel Barber – Canzonetta, Op. 48 posth.
Harrison Birtwistle – An Interrupted Endless Melody
Richard Rodney Bennett – After Syrinx 1
Michael Berkeley – Fierce Tears I & II
York Bowen – Sonata for Oboe and Piano, Op. 85
Eugene Bozza – Fantasy Italienne (also available for oboe and harp)
Eugene Bozza – Fantasy Pastorale
Benjamin Britten – Temporal Variations
Benjamin Britten – Two Insect Pieces
Charles Colin – Solo de Concours No. 1, Op. 33
Giovanni Daelli – Fantasia on Themes from Verdi’s Rigoletto
Tansy Davies – Arabescos
Tansy Davies – Forgotten Game (also available for oboe solo)
Claude Debussy – Rapsodie for Cor Anglais and Piano (arr. J. Harle)*
Claude Debussy – Le petit Berger & Golliwog’s Cakewalk (arr. M. Berkeley)*
Claude Debussy – La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin*
Miguel del Aguila – Summer Song
Adolphe Deslandres – Introduction et Polonaise
Francois Devienne – Oboe Sonata in B flat Op. 70 No. 3
Gaetano Donizetti – Solo for Oboe and Piano
Gaetano Donizetti – Andante Sostenuto in F minor (also available for oboe and harp)
Antal Dorati – Duo Concertante
Henri Dutilleux – Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Edward Elgar – Soliloquy
Edward Elgar – Salut D’amour*
Gabriel Faure – Pavane, Op. 50*
Gabriel Faure – Après Une Rêve*
Gabriel Faure – Piece (also available for oboe and harp)
Gabriel Faure – Romances without Words *
Gabriel Faure – Sicilienne (also available for oboe and harp)
Gerald Finzi – Interlude (arr. Ferguson)
Philippe Gaubert – Intermède Champêtre
Francesco Geminiani – Sonata in E minor
Gabriel Grovlez – Sarabande et Allegro
Pavel Haas – Suite for Oboe and Piano
Paul Hindemith – Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Joseph Horovitz – Oboe Sonatina
Herbert Howells – Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Georges Hue – Petite Piece
Johan Kalliwoda – Morceau de Salon, Op. 228
Charles Koechlin – Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Fritz Kreisler – Liebeslied *
Gordon Jacob – Sonatina
Edward Longstaff – Aegeus
Witold Lutoslawski – Epitaph
Jules Massenet – Meditation from Thais*
Colin Matthews – Night Spell
Felix Mendelssohn – Songs without Words (arr. Walter)
Thea Musgrave – Night Windows
Carl Nielsen – Two Fantasy Pieces, Op. 2
Emile Paladilhe  – Solo pour Hautbois
Antonio Pasculli – Concerto from Donizetti’s ‘La Favorita’
Paul Patterson – Duologue
Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion *
Amilcare Ponchielli – Capriccio
Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Oboe and Piano, FP 185
Sergei Rachmaninov – Vocalise *
Maurice Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin for Oboe & Piano (transcribed by C. Schmitt)
Maurice Ravel -Sonatine (arr. Walter) *
Maurice Ravel – Pavane pour une infante defunte *
Franz Reizenstein – Sonatina for Oboe and Piano, Op. 11
Edwin Roxburgh – Antares (1988)
Edmund Rubbra – Sonata for Oboe and Piano in C
Camille Saint-Saens – Sonata for Oboe and Piano, Op. 166
Camille Saint-Saens – The Swan *
Franz Schubert – Impromptu op. 90 No. 3 (arr. Walter) *
Clara Schumann – Three Romances, Op. 22 *
Robert Schumann – Three Romances, Op. 94
Robert Schumann – Adagio and Allegro *
Robert Schumann – From Fünf Stück im Volkston, Op. 102 *
Igor Stravinsky – Suite Italienne (after the Pulcinella Suite) *
Igor Stravinsky – Pastorale *
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Wer Die Sehnsucht Kennt *
Georg Philipp Telemann – Method Sonata in B minor
Georg Philipp Telemann – Sonatas in A minor, B flat major and E minor
T. Attwood Walmisley – Sonatina No. 1 & Sonata No. 2
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Six Studies in English Folk Song (for Cor Anglais) *
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Silent Noon
Antonio Vivaldi – Sonata in C minor
John Woolrich – The Kingdom of Dreams
* denotes a transcription for oboe and piano from original version

Oboe and Harp Repertoire

William Alwyn – Suite for Oboe and Harp
C.P.E. Bach – Sonata in G minor (Wq135)
J.S. Bach – Sonata in G minor (BWV 1020)
J.S. Bach – Siciliano from Sonata No. 2 in E Flat BWV 1031
Michael Berkeley – Second Still Life
Eugene Bozza – Fantasy Italienne (also available for oboe and piano)
Henri Brod – Souvenirs du Mont d’or, Op. 27
Elliott Carter – Trilogy
Frederic Chopin – Variations on a theme from Rossini’s ‘La cenerentola’
Claude Debussy – Album of Five Pieces (arr. Jolles & Lucarelli)
Gaetano Donizetti – Andante Sostenuto in F minor also available for oboe and piano)
Edward Elgar – Salut D’amour also available for oboe and piano)
Gabriel Faure – Piece (also available for oboe and piano)
Gabriel Faure – Sicilienne (also available for oboe and piano)
Alun Hoddinott – Bagatelles
Georges Hue – Petite piece (also available for oboe and piano)
Jacques Ibert – Entr’Acte
André Jolivet – Controversia
Charles Koechlin – Au Loin (for Cor Anglais and Harp)
W. A. Mozart – Voi che sapete from Marriage of Figaro
Emile Paladilhe – Solo for oboe and harp (also available for oboe and piano)
Antonio Pasculli – Hommage á Bellini (for Cor Anglais and Harp)
Astor Piazzolla – From History of the Tango
Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion (also available for oboe and piano)
Astor Piazzolla – Tanti Anni Prima (also available for oboe and piano)
Maurice Ravel – Minuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Maurice Ravel – Pavane pour une Infante defunte (also available for oboe and piano)
Maurice Ravel – Piece en forme d’Habanera
Robert Rønnes – “A Spanish Night”
Robert Rønnes – Novelette
Erik Satie – 3 Gymnopédies
Howard Skempton – Horizons

Solo Repertoire

Malcolm Arnold – Fantasia for solo oboe
C.P.E. Bach – Sonata in G minor
J.S. Bach – Partita in A minor
Luciano Berio – Sequenza VIIa for solo oboe and drone
Lennox Berkeley – Sonatina
Michael Berkeley – Snake (for Cor Anglais)
Michael Berkeley – Three Moods for unaccompanied oboe
Judith Bingham – Billingbear for Cor Anglais
Benjamin Britten – 6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49
John Casken – Amethyst Deceiver
Tansy Davies – Forgotten Game (also available with piano)
Antal Dorati – Cinq Pieces pour Hautbois
Richard Dubugnon – Cinq Masques
Ross Edwards – Ulpirra
Gordon Jacob – Seven Bagatelles
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies – First Grace of Light
James Macmillan – In Angustiis II
Thea Musgrave – Niobe (for Oboe and Tape)
Paul Patterson – Monologue for solo oboe
Paul Reade – Aspects of a Landscape
Georg Philipp Telemann – 12 Fantasias for Oboe
Henri Tomasi – Evocations for Solo Oboe
Richard Wagner – Solo from Tristan (for Cor Anglais)
Isang Yun – Piri

Chamber Repertoire

Malcolm Arnold – Oboe Quartet
Arnold Bax – Oboe Quintet (Oboe & String Quartet)
Arnold Bax – In Memoriam (Cor Anglais, Harp & String Quartet)
Richard Rodney Bennett – Arethusa (Oboe & String Trio)
Lennox Berkeley – Oboe Quartet (Oboe & String Trio)
Lennox Berkeley – Petite Suite (Oboe & Cello)
Arthur Bliss – Quintet (Oboe & String Quartet)
Benjamin Britten – Phantasy Quartet (Oboe & String Trio)
Gerald Finzi – Interlude (Oboe & String Quartet)
John Harbison – Snow Country (Oboe & String Quintet)
John Harbison – Six American Painters (Oboe & String Trio)
Gordon Jacob – Oboe Quartet (Oboe & String Trio)
Oliver Knussen – Elegiac Arabesques (Cor Anglais & Clarinet)
Oliver Knussen – Cantata (Oboe & String Trio)
Nicola LeFanu – Variations for Oboe Quartet (Oboe & String Trio)
Nicola LeFanu – Lament (for Oboe, Clarinet, Viola and Cello)
Elisabeth Lutyens – Driving out Death (for Oboe & String Trio)
Elizabeth Maconchy – Oboe Quartet (for Oboe & String Trio)
Elizabeth Maconchy – Oboe Quintet (for Oboe & String Quartet)
Elizabeth Maconchy – Reflections (Oboe, Clarinet, Viola & Harp)
Bohuslav Martinu – Quartet (Oboe, Violin, Cello & Piano)
Colin Matthews – Oboe Quartet No. 1 (for Oboe & String Trio)
Mozart – Oboe Quartet K.370 (for Oboe & String Trio)
Mozart – Oboe Quintet K. 406a (Oboe, Violin, 2 Violas, Cello)
Thea Musgrave – Cantilena (Oboe & String Trio)
Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Two Clarinets, 1918 (transposed for Oboe and Clarinet)
Francis Poulenc – Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
John Woolrich – Musica in Favola (Oboe, Clarinet & Piano)


Norbert Froehlich – Bicinienbuch for Oboe and Clarinet (March 2010)
Patrick Hawes – Earth Rise for Oboe and Harp (January 2011)
Thomas Hewitt Jones – Sonata Cimarella (December 2010)
Samuel Hogarth – Two Pieces for Oboe and Piano (January 2006)
Edmund Joliffe – Pan for Oboe and Tape (July 2012)


Tomaso Albinoni – Concertos for Oboe and Strings Op. 7 No. 6, & Op. 9 Nos. 2 & 8
J.S. Bach – Concerto for Oboe and Violin
J.S. Bach – Concerto for Oboe and Strings in F
Michael Berkeley – Oboe Concerto
Joseph Horovitz – Oboe Concerto
J.N. Hummel – Introduction, Theme & Variations for Oboe and Orchestra
Marcello – Oboe Concerto in D
Bohuslav Martinu – Concerto for Oboe
Mozart – Oboe Concerto
Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante, K297b
Strauss – Oboe Concerto in D
Vaughan Williams – Oboe Concerto
Vivaldi – Concerto in C major

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