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a medieval oboe

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497, for the fact that this combining of the shawm with the bass drum may go back as far as the second half of fourteenth century, when the Ottoman Turks annexed Thrace.
With regard to ensembles, the standard was, not surprisingly, the alta band of shawms and trombones or slide trumpets, resident in most cities and courts of late medieval Germany, and about which Polk has written previously.
HERALDIC trumpets, shawms, sackbut, bagpipes, gittern and lute will be among the array of instruments the York Waits will play in Warwickshire next week.
Astringent shawms and obligatory timbrels began the festivities with appropriate rhythm, the tempo soon up-grading to lively dance and more identifiable contents: burgeoning springtime, love, lust, Bacchus, and a final uproarious fling in the taverna
Instruments used by The York Waits on the new recording range from a band of shawms (loud reed instruments) and sackbut (the early trombone) to softer combinations of flutes, recorders and stringed instruments like lute, harp and early guitar.
This last material is then elaborated in the chapters on specific instrument families: shawms, curtals (dulcians), krummhorns, and other cylindrical- and conical-bore instruments.
Bagpipes, crumhorns, curtails, fiddles, flutes, gitterns, guitars, harp, hurdy gurdies, pipes, recorders, sackbuts, shawms and tabors - these will all be played at a concert being given by the York Waits in St Mary's Church, Warwick, on Tuesday.
The best bits were the kaleidoscopic instrumental colourings added to the hymn as it approached its climax in Centenary Square - sitars, shawms and sackbutts, Andean folk instruments, guitar, accordion and fiddle.
As for ensembles, trumpets and trombones could be included in the term pfeiffen (plural) and conversely, shawms could be included in the term tromettern (the latter suggested to me by the late Howard Mayer Brown regarding a passage found in a document from 1503; see Musica getutscht, pp.
They will bring along an array of instruments played in Tudor times - bagpipes, crumhorns, curtal, fiddle, gittern, harp, hurdy gurdy, lute, percussion, pipes, rebec, recorders, renaissance violin, sackbut, shawms, tabors and trumpets.
Intrumental accompaniments integrated into the processions and the final 20 minutes of massed voices in the square will include shawms and sagbuts, sitar, dhol drums, folk, jazz and rock groups.
Their instruments include not just violins, cornets, and harps - but also sackbuts, crumhorns, cornamuses and shawms.
Roughly tuned shawms introduced the battle with piercing insistence, guaranteed to carry trumpet-like calls for miles.
They will bring with them an array of instruments including crumhorns, sackbuts and shawms.