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Musik aus Schweizer Klöstern mit Tromba marina. Ensemble arcimboldo, Basel.

Tromba marina (CD MS) swissmusic

Tromba marina, trumscheit, trumpet violin, Mary's trumpet, or nun's violin are different names of the instrument that is placed centre-stage on this CD. The tromba marina was in use from the 17th century until into the 19th. In Switzerland, the instrument was played mostly in monasteries and churches.

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