cor anglais

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Synonyms for cor anglais

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

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Notable was Small's chat with the cor anglais and, perhaps somewhat bizarrely, the tuba.
His father, Nick Winfield, played the Cor Anglais (English horn) but has now given it up to make parts for wind instruments.
The Largo on the other hand comes out better and stresses the Dvorak's superb lyrical passages in an almost ideal way, but we would have expected a little more cantilena from the cor anglais solo.
The show will be staged in the last week of November, and the group are after anyone who can play the flute, clarinet, oboe, cor anglais, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone, violin, viola, cello, bass guitar, guitar, drums, percussion or keyboard.
Branquinho has provided this lonely creature with ascetic items like cassocks and thermals to get her through the Warsaw winter practicing her cor anglais.
Hautbois, cor anglais, clarinette, basson, fevrier 2002.
It is sung in English by a three-member cast, each performing multiple roles, and scored for cor anglais, guitar, percussion, and harmonium (played by the composer, who also wrote the libretto).
The fourth movement's variations were individually etched, with Sarah Harper's cor anglais meltingly beautiful, with a roof-raising final Polonaise.
For that piece, Mr Vizzutti was joined by Sarah-Jayne Porsmoguer, principal cor anglais with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
The cor anglais and the twin harps were very impressive too, and the single e-flat clarinet made an enormous impact on the tone colour of the entire orchestra.
In the second movement, called Duets, this sound contrasts with the cor anglais and tuba.
She has performed at the BBC Proms, with the training orchestra for Stuttgart State Opera, and soon heads east to test for the post of principal cor anglais player with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
ABOUT 1,000 of the world's most highly acclaimed musicians are expected to descend on Birmingham next week for an international conference dedicated to the oboe, bassoon and cor anglais.