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Any admirer of the oboe will want to hear these exceptional performances by Jeffrey Rathbun.

Jeffrey Rathbun has served as assistant principal oboe of The Cleveland Orchestra since 1990 and was the principal oboe from 2001-2003. He was previously a member of the Atlanta, San Francisco, Oakland, and Honolulu symphony orchestras. He has served as guest principal oboe with major orchestras around the United States, including the Boston Symphony and Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is on the faculty at the Kent/Blossom Chamber Music Festival, the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Rathbun is joined on this recording of works for oboe by Marc Shapiro, a distinguished pianist, who is an acting member of the San Francisco Symphony. He is principal keyboardist with the California Symphony and is active as a recitalist and chamber musician. Shapiro is on the faculty at Mills College. Frank Rosenwein, principal oboist of The Cleveland Orchestra performs with Mr. Rathbun on Rathbun's composition for two oboes.
Robert Schumann, composer
Adagio und Allegro, Op 70
Jeffrey Rathbun (oboe); Marc Shapiro (piano)

Klement Slavicky, composer
Suite for Oboe and Piano
Jeffrey Rathbun (oboe); Marc Shapiro (piano)

Igor Stravinsky, composer
Jeffrey Rathbun (oboe); Marc Shapiro (piano)

Jeffrey Rathbun, composer
4 More Diversions for 2 Oboes
Jeffrey Rathbun (oboe); Frank Rosenwein (oboe)

Herbert Howells, composer
Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Jeffrey Rathbun (oboe); Marc Shapiro (piano)

Review to come.