oboe da caccia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n oboe da caccia an alto oboe; precursor of the English horn
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Usage

In literature:

An English horn (oboe da caccia) made of red cedar, by Thomas Stanesby, junior, in London, about 1740.
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)" by Carl Engel
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In news:

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