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Diderot on Musical Instrument Making #music #history #drums

This magnificently detailed copperplate engraving, Acniens et Modernes de Percussion, (Musical Instruments) Pl. II, from L'Encyclo.

Spain-Alfonso X (1221-1285) Cantigas http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/cantigas/images/cantiga_7.jpg

The Cantigas de Santa Maria - medieval-era manuscripts written during the reign of Alfonso X "El Sabio" Spain, one of the largest collections of monophonic (solo) songs from the middle ages.