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It was they who gave us the dulcimer, the hautbois and the guitar; it was they who invented the serenade.The Merry-Go-Round
Carl Van Vechten
Seeking food at the Cat and Hautbois in that village, they blundered upon the same troop at dinner in the square about the inn.Chivalry
James Branch Cabell
The tubes of all the members of the hautbois family are straight in this drawing.
There are others as beautiful as the sound of hautbois, and the sound itself is a colour which is like green corn.Charles Baudelaire, His Life
Musettes de Poitou; probably the cornemuses used in concert with the Hautbois de Poitou.