[ US /ˈoʊboʊ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒbə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
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How To Use oboe In A Sentence

  • And they sing and play oboes and clarinets and violins and cellos and recorders on through the late afternoon in a warm, close auditorium.
  • They are indeed miniatures, as the entire set of eight take about eight minutes to perform by the pairs of flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, violins, violas, cellos and one horn.
  • To get around this he would have only a double string quintet play during a very quiet flute or oboe solo.
  • The Democrats treated that as a strictly intraparty issue. oboe Says: Matthew Yglesias » Trent Lott Revisited
  • Candidates in the categories of piano, oboe and bassoon must include a recording of their own playing on either a cassette tape or DAT cassette.
  • The bassoon is the legitimate bass to the oboe and to the wood wind in general. Scientific American Supplement No. 819, September 12, 1891
  • On this recording, there are nine violins, three violas, three cellos, a double bass, one flute, three oboes, one bassoon, three trumpets, a set of timpani, and a harpsichord.
  • He played the oboe for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and I remember him practising. THE THREE INVESTIGATORS
  • The fourth movement, based on the second verse of the chorale, is written in a trio sonata-like texture for the tenors of the chorus, oboe da caccia, and continuo. Archive 2008-11-01
  • Among the items recovered are gold coins, medical equipment, clothing and footwear, and a shawm, a medieval forerunner to the oboe and one of the oldest such musical instruments in the world.
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