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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000718.txt from 2002/06

From: Glen Shannon <>
Subj: RE: [kl] How a bell works, from Benade (also: Modern Basset Horn
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 13:25:44 -0400

Oboe da caccia = "hunting" oboe

>I think it's oboe d'amore and oboe di caccia. I remember from music
>history that a caccia is a type of song in which one line seems to
>"chase" the other. Tangent!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Richard Bush []
>> Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 12:17 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [kl] How a bell works, from Benade (also: Modern Basset
>> Horn designs)
>> It is interesting how few "modern" instruments have a bulbous
>> bell. Those instruments that I know of that have this end
>> modifier are: Oboe deamoura (sp?), English horn, Heckelphone
>> and a saxophone made by Conn (maybe in the '20s) called a
>> Conn-O-Sax. I don't know about the oboe de cautchia (again
> > spelling? and I'm too lazy to look these spellings up)


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