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hautboy:

see oboeoboe
[Ital., from Fr. hautbois] or hautboy
, woodwind instrument of conical bore, its mouthpiece having a double reed. The instruments possessing these general characteristics may be referred to as the oboe family, which includes the English horn, the bassoon,
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hautboy

a strawberry, Fragaria moschata, of central Europe and Asia, with large fruit
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A Virginia concert advertised in 1766 listed the instrumentation as "3 violins, 1 Tenor, 1 Bass, 2 Flutes, 1 Hautboy, 1 Horn, and 1 Harpsichord.
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In the elaborate centrepiece a girl with a mandolin, a man with bagpipes, another with a hautboy, a dancing girl and cupids complete the arabesque.
He also gave lessons in drawing and playing the hautboy and the English flute.
Lasocki, `The French hautboy in England, 1673-1730', Early music, xvi (1988), pp.
A Collection of the Most Celebrated Irish Tunes Properfor the Violin; German Mae or Hautboy (Bradtke), 268-70
The eloquent oboe: a history of the hautboy 1640-1760.
His voice had been likened to an oboe, the Elizabethan hautboy.
Hautboy, a five-piece band who are happy to quote such influences as David Bowie, The Stone Roses, Radiohead, Love, Kula Shaker and the Kinks, are tomorrow night's attraction at Coventry's Hand & Heart.
For example, in the second stanza of 'A Sweet Country Life', 'No fiddle, no flute, no hautboy, or spinet / In nothing can compare with the lark or the linnet' becomes 'No fiddle, no flute, no hautboy, or spinet / Can ever compare with the lark or the linnet.
His other two books, The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy, 1640-1760 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001), and History of Performing Pitch: The Story of "A" (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002), firmly established Haynes's credentials as a performer/ scholar with the experience, perspective, and authority to assess where we have been, where we are now, and to suggest where to go from here.
The second facsimile edition of A Collection of the Most Celebrated Irish Tunes Proper for the Violin, German Flute or Hautboy is expanded with illustrations and further introductory matter, notes, and song texts where applicable.