oboe d'amore

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian oboe d’amore, literally “oboe of love”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌəʊ.bəʊ.dəˈmɔːreɪ/
  • IPA(key): /ˌəʊ.bəʊ.eɪ.dəˈmɔːreɪ/

Noun[edit]

oboe d'amore (plural oboe d'amores or oboes d'amore or oboi d'amore)

  1. An instrument in the oboe family, pitched in A below middle C.

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