cor anglais


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cor anglais

(ˈkɔːr ˈɑːŋɡleɪ)
n, pl cors anglais (ˈkɔːz ˈɑːŋɡleɪ)
(Instruments) music a woodwind instrument, the alto of the oboe family. It is a transposing instrument in F. Range: two and a half octaves upwards from E on the third space of the bass staff. Also called: English horn
[C19: from French: English horn]
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Noun1.cor anglais - a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitchcor anglais - a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch
double reed, double-reed instrument - a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
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Translations
Englischhorn

cor anglais

[ˈkɔːrˈɔ̃ŋgleɪ] N (cors anglais (pl)) → corno m inglés
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cor anglais

n (esp Brit) → Englischhorn nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cor anglais

[ˈkɔːrˈɑːŋleɪ] n (Brit) → corno inglese
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The two shepherds (oboe and cor anglais) are not magically distanced and the finale's loudly thwacked (and spotlit) tubular bells are without mystery.
In Borodin's In the Steppes of Central Asia there was some fine solo playing from the principal clarinet and the cor anglais, and good work by the horn section, and there was an excellent feel for the long melodic lines that characterise the piece, shaped well by the conductor.
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The double bass was referred to as "a big s*** cupboard with strings," while the comedian warned his conductor he'd probably struggle to force out a note on the cor anglais (or English horn) "without following through".
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The famous second movement (later used as the "spiritual" Going Home) had all the yearning beauty you could wish for, with Catherine Lowe's delicate cor anglais solo.
The theme of nature enters the piece in the cor anglais, accompanied by the flute, imitating bird song.
This was particularly the case in the playing of the famous Largo second movement where the solo Cor Anglais is supported by string harmonies and woodwind embellishments.
In Copland's Quiet City, I love the magical atmosphere that is created when the trumpet and cor anglais work together to depict the eeriness of the early dawn before a bustling city comes to life."
The sequence of dances in the final tableau emerged as noble as those in Wagner's Meistersinger and instrumental solos throughout added characterful contributions: Marie-Christine Zupancic's fey flute, Rachael Pankhurst's lugubrious cor anglais, Jonathan Holland's incisive trumpet, and Ben Dawson's vivid piano.
Largo introduced the signature tune of the symphony on clarinet and was later repeated with cor anglais and bassoons also joining clarinets, which gave this melody a different timbre.