Why did the medieval instruments disappear?

The instruments that once adorned the walls of medieval Europe are no longer in existence, leaving an important question unanswered: What happened to them?A panel of researchers has identified the instruments in a collection of ancient texts that predate the arrival of Christianity in the Middle Ages.“The instruments were certainly important, and it is possible […]

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China: Tepid reaction to tepid response to Chinese string instrument

The mood in China was somber on Thursday after the Chinese government said it had rejected the US’ bid to import a Chinese stringed instrument.In a statement, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said the US “cannot play any role” in China’s “internal affairs”.“We firmly reject the US proposal to import and manufacture a Chinese tepidi instrument,” […]

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