The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

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The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

Introduction





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The «hydraulis» (organ) of Ktesibios
(the first keyboard instrument in the world)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

Pythagoras' ''monochord'' (single-stringed)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The Pythagorean ''helicon'' (four-stringed)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The Ptolemaic ''helicon'' (eight- stringed)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The Pythagorean sixchord (''syntonon'')





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''lyra'' (lyre)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''varvitos'' (barbitos)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

Apollo's ''kithara'' (guitar)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The Homeric ''phorminx''





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''pandoura'' (trichord)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''sambyke'' (sambuca)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The "archaic" guitar





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''magadis'' and ''peektis'' (harps)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''triangle'' (harp)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The Orpheus's ''kithara'' (guitar)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''aulos'' (clarinet & oboe)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''diaulos'' (double-aulos)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''askaulos'' (bagpipe)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The single-stem ''syrinx'' (flute)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The multi-stem ''syrinx'' (panpipes)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''salpinx'' (trumpet)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''kochlos'' (conch)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''keras'' or ''bykani'' (horn)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''tympanon'' (drum)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''rhoptron'' (tambourine)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''kymbala'' (cymbals)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''krotala'' (clappers)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''seistron'' (rattle)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''kroupezion''





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''psithyra'' (xylophone)





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The ''copper-phone''





The musical instruments of ancient Greeks

The musical chimes