Songs: Aliquam velit est

The singing of the oboe The fascination of a sound that resembles a voice. We all know that it is the oboe is the instrument that gives the LA in the orchestra and that gives the pitch before a concert, but why? The probable answers are two: the first is that the oboes were once very difficult instruments to tune and so were the others to have to adapt, the second is that often in the orchestra replaced the violin or doubled the part.