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Partnership signed between the MVIM and the Museum Geelvinck, from the Netherlands.
Brief history of the lute
The European lute was derived from the Arabic instrument known as “al Ud”, which literally means “the wood”.
The God Pan and his flute
Discover the mythological aspect of the instrument's history.
Some instruments are so popular that they do not need an introduction. This is the case of the guitar, the piano and the harp. However it is not always easy to identify an instrument with the utmost certainty.
Have you seen these amusing musical instruments?
When we think of musical instruments, wood violins and cellos, metal flutes and trumpets immediately come to our minds. But there are musical instruments made of various materials with different shapes and colors.
What are idiophones, membranophones, cordophones, and aerophones?
Man produces music since prehistorical times, first using his own voice and then musical instruments. At that time, everything could be a source of sound: bones, pieces of wood, stones. These materials could be struck – and percussion instruments appeared!
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