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Afterword

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The hautboy continued to evolve, and the next general form was the Type D2, the classical model, which served as the base to which a key-system was eventually applied in the 1820s. The 19th century ... More


1670–1700: The Spread of the ‘French Hoboye’

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By 1668, the hautboy was unknown outside of France. But almost immediately it caught on everywhere else. By the end of the century, there were few places of political power in Europe where the ... More


The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Bruce Haynes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A history of the hautboy, the oboe of the Baroque period, this book reflects recent interest in the instrument. The first of the woodwind instruments to join with strings in creating the new ... More


Introduction

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the Baroque period, the standard English name for the oboe was the “Hautboy” (pronounced “O-Boy”, or in the international phonetic alphabet, [oboi]). The name for the shawm in French is Hautbois; ... More


1640–1670: The Transition from Shawm to Hautboy in France

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The hautboy was a response by shawm players to new demands in the music of the mid-17th century. The process through which it was conceived was gradual, and it crystallized out of elements of several ... More


The Physical Characteristics of the Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The number of known surviving hautboys is constantly changing. About a quarter of them are privately owned and they regularly change hands, and new ones are continually turning up. At the present ... More


Playing the Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In a period when players often moved from instrument to instrument, techniques were freely borrowed, and in a sense, individual instruments did not have their own separate techniques. How the hautboy ... More


1700–1730: The International Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By 1700, the hautboy had been adopted everywhere in Europe. If surviving repertoire is an indication, 1700-1730 was the hautboy's Golden Age; the greatest quantity of solo and chamber music comes ... More


Bach and the Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Johann Sebastian Bach gave the hautboy more solos in his vocal works than any other instrument. There are 216 surviving obbligatos for treble hautboy, hautbois d'amour, and oboe da caccia. Solos for ... More


1730–1760: Italian Ascendancy and the Rise of the Narrow-Bore Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The period from about 1730 to 1760 troubles music historians. Although it has many names (“galant”, “rococo”), there is no single, universally accepted one, probably because its essential spirit and ... More


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