the Baroque recorder has a conical bore, these instruments are cylindrical,
and have a soft tone color.
Bagpipe : A reed instrument with a bag
made of goat or sheep skin. It is very popular in the west, and is usually
used for drone accompaniments.
Crumhorn : A typical instrument
of the Renaissance. It has a comical sound and the name means 'curved
Antecedent of the oboe. A leading figure in open air concerts or festivals.
: The body is made of wood. The sound is similar to a tuba.
Gemshorn : It is made of
buffalo horn and looks like an ocarina. Its soft sound is very beautiful.
Rackett : Bass reed. The
pipe itself is almost 3 meters long, but it is folded 9 times inside
the body. Therefore it creates a much lower sound than one would expect.
Cornett : Trumpet made of
wood. The sound is very soft and the fingering is similar to the recorder.
: A typical string instrument of the Renaissance era; its origin is
in the East.
A bowed instrument with gut strings, coming in many sizes.
: A keyboard lute with a revolving mechanism. The strings are sounded
by turning a handle.
: A box shaped string instrument of the Renaissance era. Plucked with
feathers or fingers and placed on the knee. Good for improvisation.
Saz: A folk instrument from
Turkey. A plucked string instrument which was known as the Saracen Guitar
in early times.
: An antecedent of the piano; a folk instrument from Iran. Played with
for Middle Age and Renaissance music.
We also use Arabic drums.