Double Trouble

Double Trouble

8 intermediate-level duets, arranged for oboe (or flute*) and bassoon – ideal for siblings, families or couples who would like to make music together.


  • Part 1: Oboe (Flute*)
  • Part 2: Bassoon

*Although possible on flute, parts are relatively low set, so players may sometimes have to adjust dynamics to achieve a successful balance between the parts.


Parts suitable for players of ABRSM Grade 4 – 5 standard and above, with some previous ensemble experience.


  • Pizzicato Polka (J & J Strauss)
  • Loch Earn (Nathaniel Gow)
  • Entry of the Gladiators (J Fucik)
  • The Minstrel Boy (Traditional Irish)
  • Traumerei (R Schumann)
  • Can Can (J Offenbach)
  • Tyrol Waltz (Traditional Austrian)
  • Ottinger Reiter-Marsch (J Strauss II)

Hear some snippets (YouTube video – opens in new window)

The download includes three PDF files:

  • Complete set of parts for each instrument
  • Scores for complete set
  • Useful extras – cover sheet, contents list, information on the pieces.

Don’t forget to keep a back-up copy of the files!