The Oboe in Early American Music, 1600-1861

  title={The Oboe in Early American Music, 1600-1861},
  author={Brenda Marie Rager},
There are no records to substantiate that one of the passengers on the Mayflower brought an oboe with him in 1620, but diaries, journals, and newspaper articles document its presence and utilization in the United States a few years after that date. A reference to musical instruments occurs in the inventories of the goods of two neighboring New Hampshire "plantations" taken approximately ten years after they were originally settled. At "Newitchwanicke, ld of Julie, 1633. . . in the Great House… CONTINUE READING