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The Crumhorn Beginning with the fifteenth century a new type of double reed instrument was developed. The player's lips did not touch the reed because the reed was enclosed inside a protective cap with a slot at one end. Strongly blowing through this slot causes the reed to vibrate as it does in the bagpipe chanter. The name of the Crumhorn comes from the German krumhorn (also krummhorn, krumphorn), meaning curved horn (or the older English crump, meaning curve, surviving in modern English…

After Etan Thomas confronted the woman for lying about an open seat, she told him not to pull the “race card.” 

Eva Alkula, kantele player | A kantele or kannel is a traditional plucked string instrument of the zither family native to Finland, Estonia, and Karelia. It is related to the Russian gusli the Latvian kokle and the Lithuanian kankles. Together these instruments make up the family known as Baltic psalteries. The oldest forms of kantele have 5 or 6 horsehair strings and a wooden body carved from one piece. From

1825 French Serpent Forveille in B-flat at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "The serpent, a wide bass brass horn with finger holes that evolved at the end of the sixteenth century, gained importance in band music during the second half of the eighteenth century. Thenceforth, the serpent's unwieldy shape was either modified or converted to upright forms."

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Vintage Primitive Drum - Double Ended Bongo, Tribal Drums, Bamboo Bongo, Children's Instrument, Vintage Instrument

A beautiful little bamboo drum. Perfect for display or childrens play. Size: 7 H x W Condition: Signs of wear evident on drum hide. No cracks.

Mouth Organ-New Racket 1835 Vienna. The shape of a baroque-period racket and was seemingly meant as a historicist "new racket." It speaks with pressure and suction, has two-by-five finger buttons, and is tuned like a harmonica in D. The arrangement of the buttons, however, allows one to play chords, making the instrument well suited for accompaniment. Another concept was to provide a large resonance chamber, in the form of the hollow wooden cylinder underneath the reed.