Oboe Concerto

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Oboe Concerto

H. 468, WQ. 165 • “Version of H467”

About this work...

This is the rowdier companion to C.P.E. Bach's other oboe concerto of 1765, the well-mannered and conventional Concerto in B flat (Wq 164, H 466). Here, the composer's fingerprints are all over the opening tutti: above a nervous ostinato rhythm, a two-note motif worries itself into a more elaborate gesture that soon st... read more