Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Music of the Week: the Lituus

The Lituus, a Roman instrument, has been recreated. Here is what it sounds like.
there is a story on the BBC site as well at

Cutting-edge computer modelling software has enabled a long-lost, trumpet-like instrument to be recreated allowing a work by Bach to be performed as the composer may have intended for the first time in nearly 300 years.