Explore the different voices of the oboe with works by Prokofiev, Jean Francaix and more!
Episode 9 playlist
Sergei Prokofiev "The Duck" from Peter and the Wolf A popular selection from the story of Peter and the Wolf. Does the oboe sound like a duck, or some sort of bird to you?
LISTEN Sergei Prokofiev: "The Duck" from Peter and the Wolf
Jean Francaix: "Belle De Nuit" from The Flower Clock In this piece, the oboe is a blooming moonflower. This flower blooms when it's dark out, just before dawn.
LISTEN Jean Francaix: "Belle De Nuit" from The Flower Clock
Carl Nielsen: Two Fantasy Pieces In this fantasy, the oboe sweeps from low to high pitches. What colorful imagery do you hear in this piece?
LISTEN Carl Nielsen: Two Fantasy Pieces
What are you curious about?