English horn

NOUN
  1. a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch
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  • A smaller instrumentation is adopted with English Horn obbligato (as if a shadow of the storyteller). In Part II, the singer 'jumps out' from being a storyteller and becomes the fisherman himself.
  • There are three main sizes of modern oboe: the normal treble, the alto oboe d' amore, and the tenor cor anglais or English horn.
  • She's a brilliant English horn and oboe player, and she can also handle the piano keyboard.
  • The painting portrays Renaissance instruments with great accuracy: a tenor or alto shawm, a precursor of the English horn; a Gothic harp; a brass trumpet; a portative organ; a vielle, an early form of violin; a soprano or treble shawm, a distant forerunner of the oboe; a lute; three recorders; a dulcimer being struck by a light hammer; and a harp. Archive 2009-06-01
  • Berckmans is still on board, and his oboe, bassoon and English horn remain a major part of the group's mediaeval chamber music sound.
  • The painting portrays Renaissance instruments with great accuracy: a tenor or alto shawm, a precursor of the English horn; a Gothic harp; a brass trumpet; a portative organ; a vielle, an early form of violin; a soprano or treble shawm, a distant forerunner of the oboe; a lute; three recorders; a dulcimer being struck by a light hammer; and a harp. Ave Regina Caelorum
  • Path for oboe, English horn, viola, cello and piano had been commissioned by Sylvanus Ensemble by this point in time, so I decided to dedicate this piece to the memory of Katz Lynn.
  • To suggest the sparkling Swiss meadows in the calm following the storm, Rossini evokes both the Italian Baroque tradition of shepherd songs in 3/8 time and the traditional Swiss herdsman's melody known as the "Ranz des Vaches," with a lovely melody for the rustic, double-reed lyricism of the English horn in alternation with the flute. The Splendid Start to a Farewell to Opera
  • Supported by soft harmonies, the turning, trilling English horn melody evolves into a duet, as the flute line becomes a birdlike countermelody of rapid notes, accented with soft triangle strokes suggesting dewdrops glinting in the sun. The Splendid Start to a Farewell to Opera
  • Supported by soft harmonies, the turning, trilling English horn melody evolves into a duet, as the flute line becomes a birdlike countermelody of rapid notes, accented with soft triangle strokes suggesting dewdrops glinting in the sun. The Splendid Start to a Farewell to Opera
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