cor anglais


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cor anglais

Music a woodwind instrument, the alto of the oboe family. It is a transposing instrument in F. Range: two and a half octaves upwards from E on the third space of the bass staff
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For that piece Mr Vizzutti was joined by Sarah-Jayne Porsmoguer principal cor anglais with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
In the second movement, called Duets, this sound contrasts with the cor anglais and tuba.
She has performed at the BBC Proms, with the training orchestra for Stuttgart State Opera, and soon heads east to test for the post of principal cor anglais player with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
ABOUT 1,000 of the world's most highly acclaimed musicians are expected to descend on Birmingham next week for an international conference dedicated to the oboe, bassoon and cor anglais.
The Largo on the other hand comes out better and stresses the Dvorak's superb lyrical passages in an almost ideal way, but we would have expected a little more cantilena from the cor anglais solo.
The show will be staged in the last week of November, and the group are after anyone who can play the flute, clarinet, oboe, cor anglais, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone, violin, viola, cello, bass guitar, guitar, drums, percussion or keyboard.
The emotionally drained atmosphere of the pastoral scene was captured, with fine cor anglais playing.
This produced one of the highlights as the orchestra's Michael O'Donnell stepped forward with the cor anglais - an instrument resembling the oboe's uncle - to stand alongside Palfalvi.
The cor anglais and the twin harps were very impressive too, and the single e-flat clarinet made an enormous impact on the tone colour of the entire orchestra.
Notable was the cor anglais solo in the third song: a very beautiful moment.
The famous largo was never over sentimental and the cor anglais solo was impeccable.
Indeed, young Sonny played squeeze-box and cor anglais before he picked up the alto-sax as a teenager.