oboe oboe  /ˈoʊ boʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Oboe playing, like bird watching and taffy pulling, is a passion that seems to run in families.
  2. You're hunting for a school where the principal oboe player is graduating, or the soccer goalie, so it might be in the market for someone with your particular skills.
  3. It may be affected by variations in the temperature, the humidity, the reed or the oboe player.

News

  1. Chamber music concert

    Baldwin Center Chamber Music Players will present a spring concert Thursday, June 27, 1, Baldwin Center Main Hall. The group, under the direction of Ruth Johnson, has been in existence since 2009, and includes violins, piano, bassoon, flute, oboe and bass. Light refreshments.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Stratford Star

  2. TraceView’s Oboe Symfony No. 1

    Dvo?ák’s Symphony No. 9 requires two oboes. Instrumenting Symfony only required one liboboe! Here at AppNeta we’re still recovering from an immensely productive DrupalCon Portland 2013 . Our partnership with Acquia and our continuing support for the contrib TraceView Drupal module made sponsoring the event a natural decision.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Linux

  3. School of Music camp acts as extension

    The 88 black and white keys on a piano will sing with the low tone of the oboe and bassoon, and the smooth ring of strings, at the hands of teenagers in Kimbrough Hall next week. For the 24th year in a row, the Washington State University School of Music will be hosting a camp for kids who want to learn about different instruments and take lessons from WSU faculty.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Daily Evergreen

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Quotes

  1. "Most of the time when people use an electric instrument with an orchestra, they destroy the capability to blend," notes Anastasio. "Our approach is to handle it as any other solo orchestral instrument. I play at the volume of say, an oboe,...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Trey Anastasio Source: JamBase

  2. "It's funny seeing a classically trained oboe player first take a look at a sheet of music that says Super Mario Bros. on the top of it," says composer Tommy Tallarico. "They look around like, 'Are you serious?' probably figuring they're...
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Tommy Tallarico Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. "If you play the ukulele anywhere in public, someone will come up to you and ask you how to play because it looks like so much fun," Hill said. "Nobody goes up to an oboe player and says, 'That's so much fun.' "
    on Apr 30, 2010 By: James Hill Source: Dallas Morning News

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