- From French hautbois (Wiktionary)
“I rather pleased Jones by saying that the hautbois was the clarionet with a cold in its head, and the bassoon the same with a cold on its chest.”
“The reeds were double "hautbois" reeds all set in a wooden stock or box within the bag; by means of regulators or slides, called _layettes_, moving up and down in longitudinal grooves round the circumference of the barrel, the length of the drone pipes could be so regulated that a simple harmonic bass, consisting mainly of the common chord, could be obtained.”
“The two musicians, having finished tuning their hautbois and flutes, began to rehearse.”
“There are no pressing questions about Bruckner performance like "With what shall we replace the Serpent?" or "What gives us the most authentic hautbois sound?”
“ See E. Thoinan, _Les Hotteterre et les Chèdeville, célèbres facteurs de flûtes, hautbois, bassons et musettes_ (Paris, 1894), p. 23.”
“It is probable, however, that M. Thoinan, who makes this statement, has not considered the possibility of the word _musette_ applying in this case to the small rustic hautbois or _dessus de bombarde_, also written _muse_,”
“_Hautbois de Poitou_, a hautbois having the reed enclosed in an air-chamber, just as is the case with the reeds of the bag-pipe.”
“Anticyclonic movement; "Depression" on the hautbois; increase of wind; then thunder, lightning, rain -- all the elements at it!”
“They danced in the castle courtyard, under our balcony, to the sound of hautbois and bagpipes.”
“My band consisted of a man who played on the _zourna_, or hautbois, a performer on the tambourine, and two who sang.”
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