oboe da caccia


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oboe da caccia

(də ˈkætʃə)
n
(Instruments) a member of the oboe family; the predecessor of the cor anglais
[Italian: hunting oboe]
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Noun1.oboe da caccia - an alto oboe; precursor of the English horn
hautbois, hautboy, oboe - a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
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The wooden baroque flutes were perfect for the shepherd's pastoral music alongside the mellow oboe da caccia.
Johannespassion: Passio secundum Joannem, Fassung IV (1749), BWV 245/BC D 2d, mit der unvollendeten Revision BC D 2e (1739) im Anhang, fur Soli (SATBB), Chor (SATB), 2 Traversfloten, 2 Oboen/Oboen d'amore, Oboe da caccia, Viola da gamba, 2 Violinen, Viola und Basso continuo.