A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OBOE

Sun, 28 Nov '21
Instrument with a solo in Seal's "Kiss From a Rose"
Wed, 18 Aug '21
Instrument played by indie rock's Sufjan Stevens
Fri, 13 Aug '21
Wind with a three-octave range
Tue, 27 Jul '21
Strauss's "Concerto in D Major for ___ and Small Orchestra"
Tue, 22 Jun '21
Instrument that an orchestra tunes to
Wed, 14 Apr '21
Double-reeded aerophone with keys
Sun, 4 Apr '21
Instrument with a flared end
Fri, 19 Mar '21
Wind up on the pitch?
Fri, 12 Mar '21
One with a solo in Brahms's Symphony No. 1
Wed, 17 Feb '21
Relative of a cor anglais