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{adj: baritone} lower in range than tenor and higher than bass
"a baritone voice"
"baritone oboe"

{n: English horn, cor anglais} a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch

{n: bassoon} a double-reed instrument; the tenor of the oboe family

{n: contrabassoon, contrafagotto, double bassoon} the bassoon that is the largest instrument in the oboe family

{n: heckelphone, basset oboe} a oboe pitched an octave below the ordinary oboe

{n: musette pipe} a small simple oboe

{n: oboe d'amore} a oboe pitched a minor third lower than the ordinary oboe; used to perform baroque music

{n: oboe da caccia} an alto oboe; precursor of the English horn

{n: oboe, hautboy, hautbois} a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece

{n: oboist} a musician who plays the oboe

{n: shawm} a medieval oboe


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