"Roman Ivory Aulos found at Pompeii, showing slides and rings." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Aulos

"Roman Ivory Aulos found at Pompeii, showing slides and rings." — The Encyclopedia Britannica,…

"Beak mouthpiece. Found at Pompeii." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Aulos Mouthpiece

"Beak mouthpiece. Found at Pompeii." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

"Ancient Persian Bag-pipes" — Encyclopediia Britannica, 1910

Ancient Persian Bagpipe

"Ancient Persian Bag-pipes" — Encyclopediia Britannica, 1910

"Egyptian Lyre now at Berlin." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Egyptian Lyre

"Egyptian Lyre now at Berlin." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

An illustration of a piano.

Piano

An illustration of a piano.

A small portable organ played with the figures of the right hand, the left being used in working the bellows. It was much used during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Regal

A small portable organ played with the figures of the right hand, the left being used in working the…

"Device used to convieniently study musical tones." -Avery 1895

Sonometer

"Device used to convieniently study musical tones." -Avery 1895

"The spinet is a keyed musical instrument much in use from 1500 to 1760. It derived its name from the spines or crowquills which, attached to levers called jacks, plucked the string and produced the tone."—Finley, 1917

Spinet

"The spinet is a keyed musical instrument much in use from 1500 to 1760. It derived its name from the…