Music; Musical; Instrument; Stringed; Strings; Sixteenth century; 16th century
Violins and related instruments. l and 2: Pocket Violins, 3: Treble Violin, 4: Standard Treble Violin, 5: Tenor Violin, 6: Bass Viol, 7: Trumscheit, 8: Scheidtholst. Woodcut from Michael Praetorius Syntagma Musicum, 1615-1620.
I wonder how many people that day caught this recital? Classical violin practice by open window, Bruges, Belgium, Europe. When I heard the music, I immediatel changed to my 70-200mm lens. He was swaying in and out of the sunlight. I am keen to contact this ?local Belgian man for possible model release and to give him a copy.
Music; Musical; Instrument; Stringed; Strings; Percussion; Sixteenth century; 16th century
Various musical instruments. 1: Forms of Hurdy-Gurdy, also called Peasant Lyre, 2: Keyed violin, 3: Straw Violin, 4: Hunting Horns, 5: Triangle, 6: Bells, 7: Tambourine or Moorish Drum. Woodcut from Michael Praetorius Syntagma Musicum, 1615-1620.
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Lithograph circa 1890 by Calvert Lithograph Company of a stereotypical African American in a tuxedo and top hat playing a banjo. African slaves in the United States fashioned banjos based on instruments in their homeland and the banjo often features in nineteenth century caricatures lampooning black people as (amongst other things) ignorant, buffoonish, always cheerful and highly musical.
Orchestra and Singers. A quartet of singers stand behind a lectern. Around them musicians play various instruments including, on the left, Pipe and Drum, Clarsac (Celtic harp), Portable organ, on the right, Cittern and Hunting horn. 15th century French manuscript
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Vintage portrait photo circa 1910 of Austrian / Hungarian composer and conductor Franz Lehar (1870 - 1948). Lehar is best remembered for his operettas such as The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe). Photo by Bain News Service.