Antique musical instruments and their players: 152 plates from Bonanni's 18th century "Gabinetto armonico"
Dover Publications, Jun 1, 1964 - Antiques & Collectibles - 301 pages
The 1723 Il Gabinetto Armonica, famous collection of copperplates by van Westerhout, shows every important instrument of the day in exceptional detail — organs, harpsichords, violins, horns, drums, etc. — plus folk instruments of Europe and the Orient. Features 152 full-page, beautiful copperplates.
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Review: Antique Musical Instruments and Their PlayersUser Review - Luke - Goodreads
A great collection of reproduced etchings from a musical bestiary. The text isn't original - it's new for the book - but the images (though sometimes flawed) are incredible. Fine detail and a great reference for instruments that for the most part are no longer played. Read full review
Tubular Drum Tamburro Affricano
Gong Tamburro di Batam
Small Bell Campanello del Clero
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