Hey Kids, It's an Oboe
from the Hey Kid's, Meet the Orchestra Index
The Oboe has a sound that is clear and penetrating. Its name comes from the French word hautbois which means 'high wood'. An oboe player may be referred to as an oboist. You might even think it sounds a little like a duck! Prokofiev thought so when he wrote his celebrated masterpiece Peter and the Wolf where he used the oboe to represent the duck. Read more...
Hey Kid's, It's an Oboe
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