Concerto in d minor
for oboe and orchestra
by Alessandro Marcello (1684-1750)
I. Andante e spiccato
Edited by Hugo Ruf
The Marcello Oboe Concerto is arguably the most recognized and performed work for the instrument. This beautiful three movement concerto is accessible to younger oboists as well as professionals. This piece is frequently performed in the key of c minor, or in the key of d minor.
When selecting an edition of this work, check the second movement's ornamentation carefully. Many editions provide the ornamentation by Richard Lauschmann, others use the ornamentation by J.S. Bach (based off of his edition of the piece for harpsichord, BWV 974), and some offer no written out ornamentation at all.
This particular edition in d minor for oboe and piano has included no ornamentation in the second movement.