Baroque orchestra
The Baroque orchestra is the type of orchestra that existed during the Baroque era, commonly identified as 1600-1750. Its origins were in France where Jean-Baptiste Lully added the newly re-designed ...
Bach - Concerto for three harpsichords in D minor BWV 1063 - Mortensen | Netherlands Bach Society
In the Concerto for three harpsichords in D minor, performed by the Netherlands Bach Society for All of Bach, Bach plays with monophony and polyphony. It is a solo concerto, but then for three harpsic...
Oboe da caccia
Sand Dalton plays a copy of an oboe da caccia after J.H. Eichentopf 1724. More details at www.baroqueoboes.com
Torban
A solo for baroque lute or torban. Taken with a 10mpx Canon Powershot during a rehearsal, hence the result.....
Lute
Lutenist PAUL ODETTE -2006 Grammy Winner and 2007 Nominee performs on LUTE in excerpts from 1984 SOUNDBOARD TV.
Theorbo
Regina Albanez is a Brazilian musician talking about and demonstrating these early baroque instruments.
Viola d'amore
Video clip of Thomas Georgi from Tafelmusik Ensamble playing Classical music on Viola D'amore.
Harpsichord
Harpsichordist Elaine plays Sonata in D minor, K. 517 by Domenico Scarlatti on her 2-manual harpsichord built in 1968 by William Dowd. For CDs & Digital Down...
Harpsichord
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759) Suite for harpsichord in G minor HWV432 The Eight Great Suites No. 7 6. Passacaille (Chaconne) Performed by Paul Nichols...
Angélique (instrument)
The angélique (French, from Italian angelica) is a plucked string instrument of the lute family of the baroque era. It combines features of the lute, the harp, and the theorbo.It shares the form of it...
Baroque guitar
The Baroque guitar (c. 1600–1750) is a string instrument with five courses of gut strings and moveable gut frets. The first (highest pitched) course was often a single string.
The Baroque guitar r...
Baroque trumpet
The baroque trumpet is a musical instrument in the brass family. It was invented in the mid-20th century based on ideas from the natural trumpet of the 16th to 18th centuries and designed to allow mo...
Baroque violin
A Baroque violin is a violin set up in the manner of the baroque period of music. The term includes original instruments which have survived unmodified since the Baroque period, as well as later inst...
Harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. It produces sound by plucking a string when a key is pressed."Harpsichord" designates the whole family of similar plucked keyboard...
Lautenwerck
The lautenwerck (also spelled lautenwerk), or lute-harpsichord (lute-clavier), was a European keyboard instrument of the Baroque period. It was similar to a harpsichord, but with gut rather than meta...
Lute
Lute can refer generally to any string instrument having the strings running in a plane parallel to the sound table (in the Hornbostel–Sachs system), more specifically to any plucked string instrumen...
Oboe da caccia
The oboe da caccia (literally "hunting oboe" in Italian) is a double reed woodwind instrument in the oboe family, pitched a fifth below the oboe and used primarily in the Baroque period of European cl...
Recorder (musical instrument)
The recorder is a family of woodwind musical instruments of the group known as fipple flutes or internal duct flutes—whistle-like instruments that include the tin whistle. The recorder is end-blown, a...
Theorbo
The theorbo is a plucked string instrument of the lute family, with an extended neck and a second pegbox, related to the liuto attiorbato, the French théorbe des pièces, the archlute, the German baroq...
Torban
The torban (also teorban or Ukrainian theorbo) is a Ukrainian musical instrument that combines the features of the Baroque Lute with those of the psaltery. The Тorban differs from the more common Euro...
Viol
The viol or viola da gamba is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed musical instruments that first appeared in Spain in the mid to late 15th century and was most popular in the Renaissanc...
Les Vingt-quatre Violons du Roi
Les Vingt-quatre Violons du Roi (in original orthography Les Vingt-quatre Violons du Roy) were a famous five-part string orchestra at the French royal court, existing from 1626 to 1761.
Les Vingt-...
Mandolute
A Mandolute is a North African instrument derived from the more traditional Oud. It is a fretted string instrument unlike the oud, sometimes called a mandoluth (French) or mondol (Morocco, Algeria). I...
Harp lute
The harp lute, or dital harp, is a musical intrument that combines features of harp and guitar and to increase its compass of the latter. It was invented in 1798 by Edward Light.
The harp lute owe...
Đàn tứ
The đàn tứ, also called đàn đoản, is a traditional Vietnamese stringed musical instrument, a moon-shaped lute with a short neck, similar to the Chinese yueqin. It is little used today.
Bulgari (instrument)
The bulgari or boulgari (Greek: μπουλγαρί) is a string instrument that originates from Turkey, especially from Anatolia among the Oghuz Turks living in the Taurus Mountains, similar to the bağlama...
Keyboard Concerto No. 11 (Haydn)
Joseph Haydn's Keyboard Concerto No. 11 in D major (Hob. XVIII/11) was written between 1780 and 1783. It was originally composed for harpsichord or fortepiano and scored for an orchestra in a relativ...
French Suites, BWV 812-817
The French Suites, BWV 812–817, are six suites which Johann Sebastian Bach wrote for the clavier (harpsichord or clavichord) between the years of 1722 and 1725. Although Suites 1–4 are typically dated...
Pardessus de viole
The pardessus de viole is the highest-pitched member of the viol family of instruments. It is a bowed string instrument with either five or six strings and a fretted neck. The pardessus first appeare...