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Prehistoric Times#

Animal horn#


Like all tools, the first musical instruments were made from materials taken from the immediate surroundings. A hollowed-out animal horn can be seen as the predecessor of all wind instruments. Its original use was probably to give warning signals. (E. Stadler)


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© Sound: Klangführer durch die Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, CD-Nr. 516 537-2.

© Image: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.