upper winds


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upper winds

[′əp·ər ′winz]
(meteorology)
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The Sarabande is a hauntingly beautiful melody that once again features parings of the upper winds in duet playing before hornist Nicholas Smith floats a glorious cantabile melody.
The supple dexterity required by the upper winds is demonstrated flawlessly by John Barcellona (flute), Peter Christ (oboe), and William Helmers (clarinet).