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The Hands of a Recorder Player

An engraving from the Dayton C. Miller Collection, Library of Congress. [More after the jump.]

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Voices from the 18th Century: Matthew Skeggs “playing upon a broom-stick”

An unusual portrait of a late 18th-century “musician.” [View after the jump.]

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Voices from the 17th Century: “The Wind Instrument Maker”

An image from a book depicting professionals and tradesmen. [View after the jump.]

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Chevalier de Saint-Georges vs. Chevalier d’Éon

The fencing match between black composer Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges and French cross-dressing spy Charles de Beaumont. [Read more after the jump.]

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Girolamo Frescobaldi, Attractive Italian Composer

Frescobaldi was a looker. [Read more after the jump.]

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Voices from the 17th Century: ‘Listen, friend, to the instrument’

Jean Ganière’s “Boy with recorder.” [Read more after the jump.]

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Voices from the 18th Century: Domenico Bresciani and the Colascione

A unique portrait of a noted colascione virtuoso. [Read more after the jump.]

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