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Who Studies Ancient Brass Instruments?

Who Studies Ancient Brass Instruments?

Well, lots of people, really. However, it’s music archaeologists who study all aspects of music in the ancient world. As there have been no direct study courses in music archaeology until very recent times, such scholars who call themselves ‘music archaeologists’ come...
A Night in the Museum – just me and the Lurs

A Night in the Museum – just me and the Lurs

In June 1975, we set off for our Scandinavian/Baltic tour, my wife and I and two sons. The Copenhagen leg of the tour saw me sitting in a side room off the main gallery in the National Musem, with a section of bronze lurs. I could handle them, measure them, etc but...