Antique Musical Instruments and Their Players: 152 Plates from Bonanni's 18 Th. Century "Gabinetto Armonico"
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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Tubular Drum Tamburro Affricano
Gourd Drum Tamburro AfFricano
Barrel Drum Tamburro Persiano
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accompany Africa Altro antica ARCHLUTE AULOS bagpipe bass Bass instruments beaten Bird Whistle Bonanni describes Bonanni says Bonanni took Bonanni's engraver called cane carillon CHINESE TRUMPET cittern clappers Corno crotalum CUP-SHAPED CYMBALS CYMBALS dancers DOUBLE AULOS drone DRUM eighteenth century engraving shows Europe FILIPPO BONANNI fingers five double strings Gabinetto Armonico German GONG CHIME gourd Greek harp harpsichord HEBREW TRUMPET hung illustration INDIAN TRUMPET instru invented Italian Italy jingles Kempfer kettledrums keyboard Kircher lute Lyres medieval Mersenne metal military Monastic Alarm Musical Bow musical instruments NAKERS noise-makers oboe organ pandura peg-box Persian pipes plate shows player playing position plectra Praetorius primitive psaltery RATTLE rebec reed resonator rustic Salterio SARINDA says Bonanni SEMANTERION seventeenth century shape shawm shown sixteenth century sound SOURDELINE SPIKE-FIDDLE Spinets stick sympathetic strings theorbo Todini tongue Tromba Marina Trumpet Tromba tube tuned Turchesco Turkish viol Viola d'Amore violin wood wooden XYLOPHONE zampogna