Andrea Solario (Italian Renaissance painter, active 1495-1524) Woman Playing the Viola Posted by Barbara at 5:31 AM No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Labels: 1500s, A Solario, Early Modern Women, Music
Egyptian Harp Player
A Medieval Musician from The Rutland Psalter - folio 48v. Playing a early type of violin known as The Vielle. Manuscript made in England, possibly in London circa AD 1260
Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose Netherlands, S. (Bruges); c. 1490-c. 1500 Garden of Pleasure
Single-drone Bagpipe and Shawm (14th Cent. Boethius "De Arithmetica")
King David playing a psaltery accompanied by tuba, organ and cymbal players. From the Psalterium Beatae Elisabeth. Illuminated manuscript; 13th century. N.Archeological Museum,Cividale del Friuli,Italy
Musicians playing bells and a horn. German, 12th century. British Library.
gorgeous gown & surcote - also tablecloth, musical instrument of some kind? from the unicorn tapestries ("hearing")
David playing a harp. German, 12th century. British Library.
Celtic musicians. Music is thought to have played a powerful role in early Scotland. This 10th century carving from Lethendy Tower in Perthshire shows Pictish harp, Irish pipes and drum.