An extensive collection favourite Oboe Concertos from the Baroque and Classical Era! The oboe was one of the first wind instruments gaining a solo role in the Baroque. Its strong, nasal timbre, able of expressing both joy and sadness, established the instrument as a leading voice within the instrumental ensemble. This 12CD set contains oboe concertos by Albinoni, Vivaldi, Marcello, Telemann, J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Bellini, Rosetti, Lebrun, Fiorillo, Dittersdorf, Ferlendis, Hofmann and Mozart. Excellent performances on period instruments by leading soloists in their field: Stefan Schilli, Pier Luigi Fabretti, Andrius Puskunigis and others. Recorded between 1995 and 2015. Contains liner notes written by Philip Borg-Wheeler specially for this release.