Each instrument has a turn with the tune, so this arrangement by Roy Thackray is helpful in learning to recognise the sound of the instruments, both together and separately. Review: "Thackray's accessible arrangement brings this gorgeous work down to living room size. For schools, colleges and professional." – New Issues October 1996
Professional oboist, composer and arranger. Ex-director of Music at Dulwich College Preparatory School, and Head of Woodwind Teaching for the London Borough of Croydon. Founder and Director of Croydon Flute Harmonic and of Croydon Young Musicians Centre. Some of his pieces for oboe and piano are included in the Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music Examination Syllabus's and he has made many arrangements for Wind Quintet.