A musical instrument, or a copy of one, dating from the time the music played on it was composed.
- We recorded a Philips plate with baroque music playing on original instruments.
- Goebel and his Musica Antiqua Köln play on original instruments or on copies thereof.
- Fanatical original instrument recordings of Haydn or Vivaldi usually leave me cold.
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Syllabification: o·rig·i·nal in·stru·ment
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