Tag: oboe

Hurd's 'Concerto da Camera', or three ways to play about with an E-flat

Like Dring’s Italian Dance and Head’s Three Pieces, Michael Hurd’s Concerto da Camera is a good piece to have at the ready just in case you are asked to contribute ‘a little something’ to a concert at short notice. The Concerto has the usual three movements and lasts about 13 minutes without being too taxing for either the player…

The BIG Double Reed Day 2014

Snapshot image of the website for The BIG Double Reed Day The BIG Double Reed Day is an annual event held at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and this year it’s scheduled for 16th November 2014. I’ve been every year since 2010 and I’ve got the T-shirts to prove it: Participants are divided into…