C Gobo: Commissions and Premieres for the Oboe D
performers: Rebecca Henderson, oboe
Kristin Wolfe Jensen, bassoon
Robert Freeman, piano
Sheryl Cohen, flute
Susan Hatch Tomkiewicz, oboe
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Rose Taylor, narrator
 


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program: The Wildflower — Jenni Brandon
     for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
[1] Wildflowers
[2] Wild rose, white butterfly
[3] The trumpet creeper and the hummingbird
[4] Indian paintbrush
[5] Midsummer in the garden
 
[6] Gobo — Russell Pinkston
     for Oboe and Electronic Sounds
 
Of NatureNancy Galbraith
     for 2 Oboes and 2 Bassoons
[7] I. The Debutante Canon
[8] II. Separate Spheres
[9] (Interlude)
[10] III. Discordant Machine
[11] IV. Fugal Effort
 
[12] Estuaries of Enchantment — Diane Thome
      for Oboe and Computer-Realized Sound
 
Three Pieces for Flute and Oboe — Joseph Landers
[13] Moderato
[14] Largo
[15] Tempo guisto
 
album notes: "I am honored to have taken part in numerous premieres, and to have been involved in many commissions of new music for the oboe. On this disc is a sampling of five such works, representing a variety of styles. Each one was writen for my colleagues and me, though brought into being by different means – some by commission or commissioning consortium, some written as gifts."
Rebecca Henderson, Professor of Oboe at University of Texas, Austin
source: nancygalbraith.com