Two pieces from the ‘Uhrovska’ collection: [C 106] and [C 272]

The ‘Uhrovska’ collection [1730] is a document that contains 350 gypsy melodies. The collection was apparently compiled by a travelling violinist who attempted to assemble the music of his people into a comprehensive “catalogue”.

18th century vertical spinet

18th century vertical spinet

Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder - Woman at a Spinet [ca. 1753]

Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder - Woman at a Spinet [ca. 1753]

Anonymous [Russia, early 18th Century] - ‘Силне в злобе что блажиши’

Anonymous - Miserere:
‘Benigne fac’
‘Deo Tunc acceptabis’

Anonymous [Russia, early 18th Century] - ‘Ах, коль радостно время…’

18th century Italian spinet

18th century Italian spinet

stilllifequickheart:

Christoforo Munari
Still Life with Porcelain and Musical Instruments
18th century
necspenecmetu:

Anne Vallayer-Coster, Musical Instruments, 1770

necspenecmetu:

Anne Vallayer-Coster, Musical Instruments, 1770