oboe d'amore


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oboe d'amore

(dɑːˈmɔːreɪ)
n
(Instruments) a type of oboe pitched a minor third lower than the oboe itself. It is used chiefly in the performance of baroque music
[Italian: oboe of love]
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Noun1.oboe d'amore - an oboe pitched a minor third lower than the ordinary oboeoboe d'amore - an oboe pitched a minor third lower than the ordinary oboe; used to perform baroque music
hautbois, hautboy, oboe - a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
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Miss Consoli's solo, Laudamus te, with violin obbligato, was very well done and contralto Sarah Rose Taylor's dialogue with the oboe d'amore in Qui sedes was graceful, though Ms.
The program includes Samuel Barber's adagio for strings, George Gershwin's "Lullaby," Walter Ross' concerto for oboe d'amore and string orchestra and Aaron Copland's "The Tender Land Suite."
Most catalogs of orchestral music have developed clever systems for indicating in a compact form how many woodwind and brass players must be added to the string complement for any given work, even accounting for doublings and exotic: instruments like oboe d'amore or bass trumpet.
Maderna's terse Oboe Concerto no.1 builds on the characters in turn of oboe d'amore, conventional oboe, and eventually cor anglais, and Nicholas Daniel, the soloist, displayed a remarkable capacity to enter the elusive drama of the music.
3 uses oboe d'amore, violin, alto, tenor, and continuo.
The second half will include Vivaldi's Gloria; Oboe d'amore and more Christmas music.
Vivaldi's Concerto in A Minor for Two Oboes and Strings and his Concerto in E Minor for Four Violins; Leo's Concerto in D Minor for Violoncello; Bach's Concerto for Oboe D'amore in G Major; Locatelli's Concerto Grosso in D Major; Fasch's Concerto in C Minor for Bassoon, Two Oboes, and Strings; and Handel's Concerto Grosso in A Minor.
He will be playing a historic oboe of the kind that Bach would have recognised, and also the oboe d'amore with its distinctive colourful sound.
The Phil's principal oboe Jonathan Small swaps his usual oboe for the oboe d'amore, whose pear-shaped bell gives it an individual tone colour.
The rest of the disc is directed by Anthony Robson and devoted to music for solo or obbligato oboe: two wonderfully florid sinfonias from the Weimar period (from BWV12 and 21) and two modern reconstructions, from harpsichord concertos and related cantata movements, of supposed originals for oboe or oboe d'amore. Robson himself is responsible for both reconstructions--a D major concerto for oboe d'amore from the E major harpsichord concerto BWV1053 Plus BWV47 and 169, and a D minor oboe concerto from the harpsichord fragment BWV1059 Plus BWV35 and 156.
In its classical music search engine you select, for example, an instrument such as Oboe D'Amore from a hotlinked list, and it will list the names of the four instrumentalists that have recordings featuring the instrument.
Successful workshops had previously been held in local schools by Janey Miller, introducing oboe, oboe d'amore and cor anglais; whilst partner Joby Burgess highlighted his array of fascinating percussion instruments..