Definition of Oboe da caccia
1. Noun. An alto oboe; precursor of the English horn.
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Literary usage of Oboe da caccia
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1. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"Gluck was the first to introduce it into the orchestra in his opera "Alceste" in 1767, unless Bach's "oboe da caccia" can be identified as the cor anglais. ..."
2. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"The oboe d'amore, which was also called oboe lungo, produced a delicate and sweet tone, while the oboe da caccia corresponded to the tenoroon oboe ..."
3. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"... unless Bach's "oboe da caccia" can be identified as the cor anglais. This instrument was ignored entirely by Beethoven,* Mozart, and Weber, ..."
4. The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow (1902)
"The other variety which is frequently found in Bach and elsewhere is the oboe da caccia, well described in Grove's Dictionary as 'a bassoon raised a fourth ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... unless the cal with the cor anglais, in which case Italy would be the country of origin. T homas an oboe da caccia ..."
6. Musical Myths and Facts by Carl Engel (1876)
"An English horn (oboe da caccia) made of red cedar, by Thomas Stanesby, junior, in London, about 1740. An English horn (oboe da caccia), eighteenth century; ..."