At the symposium, women danced and sang and performed on the double-reeded aulos (like an oboe or shawm), or lyre, having been hired, sometimes, on the street.
Our instruments - oboe d' amore and harpsichord, were made for each other.
He began playing the piano when he was five, then played a lot of different instruments in high school, including the oboe and the clarinet.
It lay for me, somewhere between the voice and horn of that special performance of Britten's Serenade - rather than the oboe and the cor anglais, its immediate oboistic neighbours.
Other unique curiosities are the 3 Sonatas that the composer wrote for each of the main woodwind instruments; oboe , bassoon and clarinet, although those for cor anglais and flute never saw the light of day.
he plays the oboe
Berckmans is still on board, and his oboe , bassoon and English horn remain a major part of the group's mediaeval chamber music sound.
After the cor anglais, the oboe and the clarinet, the wind ensemble sings ‘Alleluia’ under a luminous haze of trills and harmonies in the strings.