[ duh-moo r ]
/ dəˈmʊər /
an oboe with a bulb-shaped bell that is pitched a minor third below the range of the conventional oboe and was much used in music of the Baroque period.
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Origin of oboe d'amour
First recorded in 1875–80, oboe d'amour is from the Italian word oboe d'amore literally, oboe of love
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