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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The short third movement, Quid sum miser, features orchestration of chorus, cor anglais, bassoons, cellos, and double basses.
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.
His father, Nick Winfield, played the Cor Anglais (English horn) but has now given it up to make parts for wind instruments.
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.
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The pause cleverly emphasised the stark contrast between the movements, the adagio unfolding in beautifully languid and sinuous fashion, and with creamily smooth accompaniment from the Phil, plus a delightful cor anglais solo by Zoe Kitson.
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.