On a breezy Thursday night in the week before their anniversary performance, the orchestra gathers in the lightly-sound-proofed rehearsal room at TCC. Snatches of The Merry Widow on an English horn can be heard down the halls and into the courtyard. Members are tuning up, chatting, laughing, shoving instruments cases beneath their chairs.

This must be a version of The Merry Widow I know nothing about.

English horn?!

(My guess is someone meant French Horn, but who knows?)

I read it here.

Question:
Which of the following is not a double-reed instrument?

a.Doboe
b.English horn
c.clarinet
d.bassoon

Answer:
English Horn
Explanation:
The English horn is a brass instrument and doesn’t have a reed

I read it here. I tried not to cry.