unbekannter Gast

Prehistoric Times#

Animal horn#

Animal horn
Animal horn
Foto: © Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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 Clip#

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