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Forty Thousand Years of Musical Tradition

“Here we report the discovery of bone and ivory flutes from the early Aurignacian period of southwestern Germany. These finds demonstrate the presence of a well-established musical tradition at the time when modern humans colonized Europe, more than 35,000 calendar … Continue reading

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Clàrsach or Cláirseach

One of three surviving original Clarsach found in the National Museum of Scotland. The Clarsach Society The harp is Scotland’s oldest national instrument. Long before the arrival of the bagpipe it was the mainstay of Gaelic courtly music. The earliest … Continue reading

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