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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." (23) A tenor violin also appears in the estate inventory for Francis Fauquier, the lieutenant governor for the Virginia Colony.
Scholars discuss the history and use of the flute, violin, recorder, lute, and organ, along with early instruments like the hautboy and fagott.
Who, for instance, responded to this advertisement: Any person that can play well upon the violin and hautboy and tune a harpsichord will meet with very good encouragement upon applying to Mr Charles Avison in Newcastle upon Tyne.
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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.339-57, at p.340.
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. It became a Stradivarius handled by a master.
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.'