Winners Galore for Oboe makes an ideal companion to a tutor book, providing enjoyment as well as essential repertoire.
... A Life on the Ocean Waves Aria from The Marriage of Figaro Birdie Song Blackadder Theme Bolero Bridal March Camptown Races Cornish Floral Dance Danny Boy Drunken Sailor English Country Garden Emmerdale Fawlty Towers Theme Flintstones Theme Give Me Joy in My Heart Grand March from Aida Happy Birthday Hornpipe In Dulci Jubilo Kalinka Land of Hope and Glory Last of the Summer Wine Laurel and Hardy Theme Linden Lea Little Donkey Mairi's Wedding Miss Marple Theme Monty Python Theme Nessun Dorma Portsmouth Postman Pat Prelude Teddy Bear's Picnic The Ash Grove The Entertainer Theme from 9th Symphony (Beethoven) Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport Van der Valk Theme We Wish You a Merry Christmas Wombling Song
For optional piano accompaniment see Next Title.
The widespread popularity of Winners Galore for Oboe can be attributed to many factors. Most importantly, young players and teachers alike appreciate that each title has been carefully arranged to suit the particular range, technique and characteristics of the instrument. They find that the bumper collection of thirty-eight ever-popular tunes drawn from a wide variety of musical styles is guaranteed to whet the appetites of players and audiences alike. There is something for players of all ages to dip into and enjoy. With or without the easy separate piano accompaniment this is a collection that players will enjoy practising and performing.
Peter Lawrance had lessons with James Brown at the Royal Academy of Music after which he attended Liverpool and Reading Universities, studying composition with Hugh Wood and the horn with James Eastham. He then followed an extensive career in playing and teaching, including working as head of an instrumental teaching service and as an examiner for the Guildhall School of Music.
His educational music and compositions for brass, wind and orchestra have been widely published and performed.