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Basset Horn

Calum Roberston plays the Larghetto from the second Divertimenti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Heckelphone

Morven Bell plays August Keyssner, Im Waldesdom.

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Viola

Jane Atkins plays Georg Philip Telemann, Fantasie No.1, Largo and Allegro.

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Lute

Gordon Ferries plays Anon., A Port (Stralloch).

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Decacorde

Gordon Ferries plays Ferdinando Carulli, Morceaux Progressifs, No. 12.

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Stroh Violin

Luisa Brown plays Ivo Papazov-Ibryama, Bulchenska Ratchenitsa and Ot Azoj Klezmer Band, Turkish Honga.

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Keyed Bugle

John Wallace plays Trad., Over the Sea to Skye; Thomas Arne, God Save the Queen; Richard Willis, Yankee Doodle Dandy Variations.

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Trompe Dauphine

Fergus Kerr plays Marc-Antoine Marquis de Dampierre, La Dauphine; Marc-Antoine Marquis de Dampierr, La Choisy; and Eugène Bozza, Excerpt from En Forêt.

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Harpsichord

John Kitchen plays Jacques Duphly, La Forqueray.

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Viol

Lucia Capellaro plays Johannes Schenck, L'echo Du Danube - Sonata VI in A minor, Adagio.

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Recorder

Annemarie Klein plays Prelude on a baroque recorder.

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Instrument Making

Instruments are beautiful objects that help us to understand our history; they tell stories of technologies and musical trends. Yet, behind every instrument there is a person – the instrument…

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Virginals

Jan Waterfield plays a 1668 virginals, part of the harpsichord family, made at the height of the restoration of the monarchy. Music: John Blow, Almand in A minor.

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Pochette

Huw Daniel plays a traditional Welsh fiddle tune on the pochette violin. Music: Y Crythor Llon (The Merry Fiddler).

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Materials

Find out about the materials used to make musical instruments and what can we learn from them.

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Frauds and Fakes

Are all the instruments on display authentic? Well, yes and no. Learn about one ‘fake’ harpsichord on display and why an unscrupulous antiques dealer named Franciolini created it.

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