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