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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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being done to the sweet thrilling of flutes and clarionets sustained by the emotional drone of the hautboys" (p.
These first bands consisted of a small number of musicians who played such instruments as hautboys, horns, bassoons and drums.
The small wind instruments in the herons' throats play an incorrigible music on a scale incommensurate with hautboys and baroque wigs.
there followed trumpets, hautboys and kettle drums, a handsome appearance of gentlemen of the County and after dinner the Strong Man was chosen one of the stewards for the year succeeding'; he was William Joice who used to exhibit himself at fairs.
In 1695 the town recorded various expenses for the waits who, together with the waits of Newark, plus drummers, trumpeters, and hautboys, led a procession to Bargate in Lincoln to celebrate the king's visit.
Long before the days of the early military bands with shawms, serpents, hautboys, and other archaic instruments, troops marched into battle singing.
with horns, flutes, bassoons & hautboys'.(34) The epode is relatively unchanged from Gray's notes, though '8th Air .
Camus presents a brief introduction to "The Early American Wind Band: Hautboys, Harmonies, and Janissaries," which includes an interesting discussion of early march tempos.
The pageant texts contain some references to other instruments in the barges; for example, The Royal Oake (1660) featured hautboys and cornetts with drums and trumpets.(32) Hautboys and cornetts traditionally accompanied special and ceremonial occasions.