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The oboe

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Alternate title:Musical instruments the oboe
Summary:Discusses the modern version of the oboe and the many forms it has taken during its evolution. Shows the oboe's ancient Egyptian ancestor--an unrecognizable prototype of the instrument played today. Discusses the more familiar-looking oboe, developed in the 17th century, within the context of its predecessors: the English horn, the heckelphone, and the contra bassoon. Illustrates the oboe's versatility in musical composition with works from Lully to Strauss.
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
TransTel (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Oboe
Oboe History
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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