English horn


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  • noun

Synonyms for English horn

a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch

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96), who suggests that "it is Kid who is 'singing' during the interlude, with the English horn acting as his surrogate voice.
In the woodwinds, the flutes, oboes and clarinets are in groups of four, with three bassoons; also included in this section are parts for piccolo, English horn and bass clarinet.
The main theme of the slow movement, first heard on a solo cor anglais (or English horn as it is called in America) is one of the most haunting in classical music.
The music is just as dramatic in all three versions, swinging from moody to energetic, but Monteux is that much more ravishing in the central Allegretto, with its prominent English horn solo, and in the playfulness of the slender scherzo-like theme that follows.
Indeed, throughout the concert, there were wonderfully executed solo interludes, with special praise to the English horn player, solo flutist and oboe soloist.
Westminster Presbyterian Church - Organist James Hartcastle and English horn player Paul Pitkin will perform as part of the church's Second Sunday Series at 4 p.
Dad is a freelance trumpet player who plays in the Canyon Brass Quintet, and Mom Lisa plays the oboe and English horn.
For each instrument, there is a bibliography chapter and a separate discography listing works for a single solo instrument or groups of like instruments, for instance two flutes, or saxophone quartet, or oboe and English horn.
Arrangements of individual songs--devised and conducted by Peter Tiefenbach--also include accompaniment by two clarinets, English horn, saxophone, string quartet and double bass.
The music is just as dramatic in the opening and closing movements as Dutoit's, swinging from moody to energetic, but it is especially more ravishing in the central Allegretto, with its prominent English horn solo, and in the playfulness of the slender scherzo-like theme that follows.
It was good to hear a somewhat less familiar excerpt from Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" in the concert's first half, though balance problems meant the solo English horn dominated the considerably larger string section.
Bach's Passacaglia, Fugue in G Major and Fugue in G Minor; Two Antiphons by Marcel Dupre; Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Opus 18 by Cesar Franck; Berceuse by Louis Vierne; and Variations on "Amazing Grace" for English horn and organ by Calvin Hampton.
Calvo, who plays oboe and English horn, studied with master artist- teachers from the Rome Festival's Summer Institute, which is sponsored by the Rome Festival Orchestra.