Definition of original instrument in English:

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original instrument

noun

A musical instrument, or a copy of one, dating from the time the music played on it was composed.
Example sentences
  • 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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