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  • n. A performer on the oboe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A performer on the oboe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A player on the oboe. Also hautboyist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a musician who plays the oboe


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  • Koichi Osada, an amateur oboist from the Japanese city of Yokohama, said "this event will help people to become more familiar with classical music, even people who have not been interested in classical music. Top Stories

  • In October, an oboist for the Welsh National Opera went to court after being dismissed, claiming he had been bullied by the conductor, Carlo Rizzi; the court upheld the right of the orchestra to dismiss a soloist for what it sees as poor performance.

    Music and the law

  • The first half was Rossini overtures featuring sexy, seductive solos by oboist Ariana Ghez and Rossini Arias featuring sexy seductive superstar tenor Juan Diego Florez who's never met a high 'C' he didn't like.

    Laurence Vittes: Gustavo the Dude Is Back

  • In the end, it wasn't Dr. Cahill but advice Ms. Ax received from the orchestra's principal oboist, Liang Wang, who shared a traditional Chinese remedy — drinking balsamic vinegar — that saved her a trip to the hospital.

    One Virtuoso Physician

  • It was performed with great flair and sensitivity by oboist Gabriele (pictured at right), with members of the Lyris and Stevens.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • On this occasion, virtuoso oboist Anne Marie Gabriele also joined in, as well as the Lyris String Quartet (Alyssa Park and Shalini Vijayan, violins; Luke Maurer, viola; and Timothy Loo, cello) in their series debut as an ensemble.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • The situation allows you, agrees oboist Stephen Taylor, to bring your animal energies out a little more.

    Perhaps Some Schubert

  • David Shostac on flute in three concertos scored points for both luminescence and endurance, while oboist Allan Vogel in the second concerto proved he has lost none of his storied and beguiling agility.

    Rodney Punt: The Brandenburgs Are Their Brand: LACO's Six Concertos of J.S. Bach

  • Perhaps, an example of that phenomenon is Norma Humphreys, assistant dean at the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University, who had received music degrees as an oboist prior to earning a doctorate there in 1994, and now claims that I don't play anymore.

    Daniel Grant: Universities to Artists: Get a Doctorate?

  • He was diplomatic, too, even reassured the oboist about her big fermata: "Take 2 bars and I'll make sure you have enough time."

    Laurence Vittes: Have Baton, Will Travel: Classical Music Combine in New Orleans


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