Category Archives: Early Historical Instruments

Original Ruckers virginal-spinet 1604: “My Ladye Nevells Grownde” by William Byrd

Original Ruckers virginal-spinet 1604: “My Ladye Nevells Grownde” by William Byrd.   William Byrd’s “My Ladye Nevells Grownde” from My Ladye Nevells Booke of virginal music, “finished & ended the leventh of September in the yeare of our lorde god … Continue reading

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Fretted and Unfretted Clavichords- video demonstration

Fretted and Unfretted Clavichords- video demonstration.

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Daniel Mantey plays ‘Estampie’ – THE OLDEST keyboard piece ever, ca.1360 on Clavichord

Daniel Mantey plays – ‘Estampie’ – THE OLDEST keyboard piece ever, ca.1360 on Clavichord. What an interesting sound!

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Beautiful musical instruments from the Baroque

Beautiful musical instruments from the Baroque- Classic FM picture slideshow. From exquisite Stradivarius violins and epic organs to lavishly decorated harpsichords, this is the Baroque at its most spectacular. Baroque instruments are truly a marvel to behold! Look at the … Continue reading

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Thomas Roth plays the Nyckelharpa

Thomas Roth plays the Nyckelharpa. Thomas Roth ist Frontmann der deutschen Mittelalterband Geyers. Im vergangenen Jahrzehnt entdeckt er seine tiefe Liebe zur Harpa, wie er sie nennt, und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit den Möglichkeiten, die ihm dieses Instrument jeden Tag … Continue reading

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Robert de Visée Prélude et Allemande, Jonas Nordberg, on the Theorbo

Robert de Visée Prélude et Allemande, Jonas Nordberg, on the Theorbo. Swedish lutenist Jonas Nordberg performs the Prélude and Allemande from the Suite in a minor for theorbo by Robert de Visée. de Visée was a prominent composer and luteplayer … Continue reading

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