Oboe

Arabesque for String Bass and English Horn (1985) 5 min.  Commissioned by Stephen McLellan, principal bassist in the Regina Symphony. CMC

Excerpting (2007) 20 min. for solo oboe. Commissioned by Nancy Ambrose King and the university of Michigan Oboe Studio with assistance from Andy Hill. Each of the seven movements is built on an excerpt that all oboist spend hours practicing. CMC

First and Gracious Sight  (1987) 20 min.  Scored for tenor, oboe, and piano:  or for baritone, violin and piano.  Poems of John V. Hicks, Saskatchewan poet. CMC

Flowers  (1994) 2 min. for flute or oboe and piano. Also a version for alto sax.  Alry.

Ian the Oboe (1985) 7 min.  Narrator and chamber orchestra.  Written for the Regina Symphony Chamber Players for their school concerts. CMC

International Suite (1992) 23 min.  For wind octet.  Seven movements each representing a different country.  Premiered by the Qu”Appelle Wind Octet in Alexandria, Minnesota. CMC

Player Pianist (1984)  8 min.  Song cycle for soprano, violin, oboe, and marimba.  Written on poems by the composer’s sister, Priscilla Hallberg. CMC

Prairie Suite (1992)  8 min.  Commissioned and recorded by CBC.  Scored for violin, cello, oboe, and piano. CMC

Searching for Sophia (2000) 15 min. for oboe and string quartet, commissioned by Mooredale Concerts for their “Song of Lilith” tour. Premiered in the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto, September, 2000. CMC

Suite for Woodwind Quintet  (1982)  6 min.  Winner of the Saskatchewan Music Educator’s Association competition for an ensemble work written for high school students.

The Bushwakker Brewpub (2002) 17 min. version for oboe, trumpet, and piano contact E. Raum

The Orphic Thread  ((1984)  25 min.  Written on commission by the CBC for woodwind quintet and mezzo-soprano on nine poems by Canadian poet, John V. Hicks. CMC

The Phantom Drum for Solo Oboe (or Clarinet), Strings, and Percussion (2003) 10 min. Commissioned by Joseph Salvalaggio and premiered by him and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, December 3, 2003. CMC

Transplants for clarinet (or oboe) and tape) (2009)  20 min.  Commissioned by Pauline Minevich for performance in the 2009 Prairie Festival of New Music. Contact E. Raum



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