Definition Of oboes
a woodwind instrument with a double-reed mouthpiece, a slender tubular body, and holes stopped by keys.
Other unique curiosities are the 3 Sonatas that the composer wrote for each of the main woodwind instruments; oboe , bassoon and clarinet, although those for cor anglais and flute never saw the light of day.
Example Of oboes
A 1900 train journey inspired Train Music, and Grainger envisioned it for a huge orchestra of 150 players, including 8 oboes and 6 bassoons.
After the cor anglais, the oboe and the clarinet, the wind ensemble sings ‘Alleluia’ under a luminous haze of trills and harmonies in the strings.
At the symposium, women danced and sang and performed on the double-reeded aulos (like an oboe or shawm), or lyre, having been hired, sometimes, on the street.