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  1. oboe da caccia(noun)

    an alto oboe; precursor of the English horn


  1. Oboe da caccia

    The oboe da caccia is a double reed woodwind instrument in the oboe family, pitched a fifth below the oboe and used primarily in the Baroque period of European classical music. It has a curved tube and a brass bell, unusual for an oboe. Its range is close to that of the cor anglais—that is, from the F below middle C to the G above the treble staff. The oboe da caccia is thus a transposing instrument in F. The notated range is identical to that of the soprano baroque oboe, and with a good reed, all registers speak very easily. Johann Sebastian Bach tended to favor the middle and lowest registers, however, perhaps because they are the most characteristic ones for this instrument.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oboe da caccia in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oboe da caccia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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