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INDEX.
Al-Fatabi, a great peiformer on the
lute, 57 American Indian instruments, 59, 77
        value of inquiry, 59
        trumpets, 67
„ theories as to origin from musical instruments, 80 Arab instruments very numerous, 56 Archlute, 109, 115 Ashantee trumpet, 2 Asor explained, 19 Assyrian instruments, 16 " Aulos," 32
Bagpipe, Hebrew, 23 „ Greek, 31 ,, Celtic, 119 Barbiton, 31, 34 Bells, Hebrew, 25 ,, Peruvian, 75 „ and ringing, 121123 Blasius, Saint, the manuscript, 86 Bones, traditions about them, 47
,, made into flutes, 64 Bottles, as musical instruments, 71 Bow, see Violin
Bruce, his discovery of harps on fres­coes, 11
Capistrum, 35 Carillon, 121, 124 Catgut, how made, I Chanterelle, 114 Chelys, 30 Chinese instruments, 38
,, bells, 40
„ drum, 44 flutes, 45
„ board of music, £0 Chorus, 99
Cimbal, or dulcimer, 5 Cithara, 86
,, Anglican, 92 Cittern, 113 Clarion, 113 Cornu, 36 Crowd, 94 Crwth, 34, 93 Cymbals, Hebrew, 25
„ or cymbalum, 105
David's (King) private band, 19
,, his favourite instrument, 20 Diaulos, 32 Drum, Hebrew, 24 „ Greek, 32 ,, Chinese, 44 ,, Mexican, 71, 73 Dulcimer, 5
,, Assyrian, 17 ,, Hebrew, 19 ,, Persian prototype, 54
Egyptian (ancient) musical instru­ments, 10 Egyptian harps, 11
,, flutes, 12 Etruscan instruments, 33
,, flutes, ^
„ trumpet, ^
Fiddle,- originally a poor contriv­ance, 50
Fiddle, Anglo-saxon, 95 ,, early German, 95
Fistula, 36
Flute, Greek, 32 ,, Persian, 56 ,, Mexican, 63
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