University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Theodore C. Grame

Sounding Statues

The Symbolism of Musical Instruments

By: Theodore C. Grame

What did he doe with her brest-bone? He made him a violl to play thereupon. What did he doe with her fingers so small? He made him pegs to his violl withal!. What did he doe with her nose-ridge? Unto his violl he made him a bridge. “The Twa Sisters,” a British Traditional Ballad. A […]