Early musical instruments
Musical instruments used in early music, i.e. Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque European classical music, especially those instruments no longer widely used today.
Bach - Concerto for three harpsichords in D minor BWV 1063 - Mortensen | Netherlands Bach Society
In the Concerto for three harpsichords in D minor, performed by the Netherlands Bach Society for All of Bach, Bach plays with monophony and polyphony. It is a solo concerto, but then for three harpsic...
Oboe da caccia
Sand Dalton plays a copy of an oboe da caccia after J.H. Eichentopf 1724. More details at www.baroqueoboes.com
Rauschpfeife
The rauschpfeife is a Medieval woodwind instrument and was very popular in its time. Definitely meant for outside playing because it is very LOUD! The rausch...
Crumhorn
Description and demonstration of crumhorns. Andrew Broadwater and Jacob Lodico, crumhorns; Kevin Shannon, baroque guitar; Mark Cudek, long drum.
Shawm
Demonstration of the shawm by Jacob Lodico, an Early Music student at the Peabody Conservatory.
Rackett
This is an attempt to play a bass line on the baroque rackett. Please note: this video is an example of what a rackett sounds like when played by someone wit...
Dulcian
My Dulcian has arrived, let's see how I go.
Cromorne
Un tout petit bout de cromorne par notre Mickeyyy national juste pour le plaisir...
Bassanelli
After majoring in biology at St. Bonaventure University near his hometown of Olean, N.Y., Bassanelli earned a masters degree in biochemical pharmacology at R...
Launeddas
Titolo: Mediana pipia Interpreti: Lai Luigi Musiche: Lai Luigi (launeddas) Autore: Casu Francesco Regia: Casu Francesco Montaggio: Melis Davide Editore: Regi...
Chalumeau
Suite g-minor (Allemande-Courante-Sarabande-Gavotte) for Baroque-chalumeau solo from Boismortier/Fuss played by Hans-Joachim Fuss on a tenor-chalumeau, copy ...
Arghul
Ibrahim SAVAS'in web sitesi: http://www.myspace.com/ibrahimsavas www.myspace.com/ibrahimsavas Arghoul (from Arabic urgun meaning organ), an ancient wind in...
Recorder
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Ocarina
Diego Modena & J-P. Audin - Song of ocarina.
Ney
The Turkish ney reed flute, together with the Turkish tanbur lute and Turkish kemençe fiddle are considered the most typical instruments of Classical Turkish...
Baroque orchestra
The Baroque orchestra is the type of orchestra that existed during the Baroque era, commonly identified as 1600-1750. Its origins were in France where Jean-Baptiste Lully added the newly re-designed ...
Harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. It produces sound by plucking a string when a key is pressed."Harpsichord" designates the whole family of similar plucked keyboard...
Harpsichord - Wikipedia
Lute
Lute can refer generally to any string instrument having the strings running in a plane parallel to the sound table (in the Hornbostel–Sachs system), more specifically to any plucked string instrumen...
Lute - Wikipedia
Organ (music)
Carol Williams (organist) performs Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov at the United States Military Academy West Point Cadet Chapel.In music, the organ (from Greek ὄργανον organon, "...
Organ (music) - Wikipedia
Viol
The viol or viola da gamba is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed musical instruments that first appeared in Spain in the mid to late 15th century and was most popular in the Renaissanc...
Viol - Wikipedia
Historically informed performance
Historically informed performance (also referred to as period performance, authentic performance, or HIP) is an approach to the performance of Western music and theater. Within this approach, the perf...
Die Frau ohne Schatten
Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman without a Shadow), Op. 65, is an opera in three acts by Richard Strauss with a libretto by his long-time collaborator, the poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal. It was written ...
Schübler Chorales
Schübler Chorales is a name usually given to the Sechs Chorale von verschiedener Art ('Six Chorales of Various Kinds') for organ (BWV 645–650), a collection of six chorale preludes by Johann Sebastian...
Schübler Chorales - Wikipedia
Organ Concerto (Williamson)
The Organ Concerto is an orchestral work by Malcolm Williamson.
Williamson's Organ Concerto was written in 1961, to a commission from Sir William Glock specifically for that year's BBC Proms seaso...
Baryton trios (Haydn)
Joseph Haydn wrote 123 trios for the combination of baryton, viola, and cello. In addition, there are three trios (H. XI:89-91) for baryton, cello, and violin; considered part of the same series. As S...