Musical instrument: Chalumo

Musical instrument: Chalumeau The name of this antique instrument comes from the French word chalumeau. It is interesting, but initially this word called different types of the simplest cane wind instruments. But the first mention of Chalumeau as a professional tool refers only to 1687.

Harpsichord: history, video, interesting facts, listen

Musical instrument: Harpsichord Surely at concerts you noticed a musical instrument similar to a piano, but much smaller in size, with several keyboards and a completely different, ringing metallic sound? The name of this instrument is harpsichord. In each country it is called differently: in France and Russia it is the harpsichord, in Italy - the balm (and sometimes the key), in England - the harpsichord.