Heckelphone / Bass Oboe Repertoire by Numbers

Here is some data on the repertoire for collection for heckelphone, bass oboe, lupophone and piccolo heckelphone, version 1.2 of 21 March 2021, excerpt: pieces for lupophone.

Overview of repertoire collection for lupophone; some pieces have parts that can be played by several or multiple of the instruments covered in the overall repertoire collection for heckelphone, bass oboe, lupophone and piccolo heckelphone.

Overview
34 composers
42 pieces in total
38 pieces with verified information 90.5%
1 pieces with partially verified information 2.4%
3 pieces with unverified information 7.1%
2 pieces with synthesised performance only 4.8%
42 pieces for lupophone 100.0%
6 pieces for heckelphone 14.3%
4 pieces for bass oboe 9.5%

Overall number of pieces per category, number of arrangements, and corresponding fractions of overall collection. Note: The fractions add up to more than 100%, since some pieces are assigned multiple categories. The solo category includes some pieces for lupophone with ensemble or orchestral accompaniment.

Pieces per category
29 chamber music 69.0%
6 solo 14.3%
5 orchestra 11.9%
3 keyboard instrument 7.1%
arrangement 0.0%

Nationality of composers who wrote for lupophone (counting composers rather than pieces); percentages are relative to the total number of composers who have written for the respective instrument. Note: Some composers have written pieces for several of these instruments.

Nationality of composers
7 United States (US) 20.6%
6 Switzerland (CH) 17.6%
3 Germany (DE) 8.8%
3 United Kingdom (UK) 8.8%
2 Greece (GR) 5.9%
1 Argentina (AR) 2.9%
1 Australia (AU) 2.9%
1 Canada (CA) 2.9%
1 Costa Rica (CR) 2.9%
1 El Salvador (SV) 2.9%
1 Finland (FI) 2.9%
1 Japan (JP) 2.9%
1 Mexico (MX) 2.9%
1 Russia (RU) 2.9%
1 Slovenia (SI) 2.9%
1 South Korea (KR) 2.9%
1 Taiwan (TW) 2.9%
1 nationality unknown 2.9%

Number of compositions for lupophone over time (excl. pieces with unknown year of composition).

Repertoire over time

Number of compositions per decade. Arrangements are counted according to the year in which they were completed or first performed (rather than the year in which the original piece was completed).

Number of compositions per decade
0 before 1900 0.0%
0 1900-1909 0.0%
0 1910-1919 0.0%
0 1920-1929 0.0%
0 1930-1939 0.0%
0 1940-1949 0.0%
0 1950-1959 0.0%
0 1960-1969 0.0%
0 1970-1979 0.0%
1 1980-1989 2.4%
1 1990-1999 2.4%
2 2000-2009 4.8%
36 2010-2019 85.7%
0 2020-2029 0.0%
0 unknown year of composition 0.0%

Number of compositions per composer (30 composers have written a single piece each, 2 composers have written two pieces, ...).

Number of compositions per composer
30 1
2 2 Oren Boneh (1991-); Vito ┼Żuraj (1979-)
1 3 Christopher Redgate (1956-)
1 5 Mathias Arter (1964-)


Last updated on 21 March 2021.To provide information on pieces in this collection, or pieces still missing from it, please contact me at heckelphone@gmx.net or at @heckelphon on Twitter.