for oboe and piano
by David Mullikin (b. 1950)- American composer
I. Allegro Moderato quasi Pastorale
II. Allegro Molto
Commissioned by Erna Butler in memory of Brad Butler. For Peter Cooper.
Piano reduction by the composer.
For solo oboe, harp, tympani, 2 percussion and string orchestra. Four movements, 24 minutes. This piece was commissioned by Colorado Symphony board member Erna Butler. It was recorded in 2001 by CSO principal oboist Peter Cooper, along with Neville Marriner and the Academy of Saint Martin In The Fields. The Oboe Concerto has garnered a lot of favorable comment from many oboists and teachers, including former Cleveland Orchestra principal oboist John Mack.