Antique Musical Instruments and Their Players: 152 Plates from Bonanni's 18 Th. Century "Gabinetto Armonico"

Front Cover
Dover Publications, 1964 - Antiques & Collectibles - 148 pages
1 Review
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Antique Musical Instruments and Their Players

User 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

Contents

Tubular Drum Tamburro Affricano
77
Gourd Drum Tamburro AfFricano
78
Barrel Drum Tamburro Persiano
79
Copyright

26 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information