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Oboe Essay Examples

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Concerto for Oboe and Strings
Concerto for Oboe and Strings By Vaughan Williams The oboe is a challenging instrument, and composing for it poses many difficulties. To truly do the instrument justice, it must shine and blend all at once, and this piece certainly does the oboe justice. The limitations of the oboe are considered in the writing of the...
735 words
2 pages
An Analysis of the Instrument Bassoon in Oboe Family
BASSOON ESSAY Byron Graw Wind Ensemble 5/16/99 “Okay, for the last time!! Yes, I play the bassoon!” “HUH?” “The bassoon!” “Buhhhh—“ “Bassoon!!!” The bassoon is the bass member of the oboe family and is distinguished by a long conical bored body and a sound that by turns can be comical, haunting, or jaunty. While...
660 words
1 page
The Four Commonly Used Double Reed Instruments of the Woodwind Family
The four most commonly used double reed instruments are the oboe, the English horn, the bassoon, and the contra bassoon. All of the double reed instruments belong to the woodwind family. Between the four instruments the range of double reeds are a low B flat in bass clef 3 octaves bellow middle C to a high G in treble clef...
930 words
2 pages