Tarquinia, September 16th, 2012: Peter Holmes plays the first reconstruction of the Etruscan lituus from Tarquinia in the same place (Pian di Civita) where this bronze instrument has been retrieved in 1985, bent in two places and buried in a votive pit along with an axe and a shield around 675 BC. Photographer: Massimo Legni.
 
 
First reconstruction of the Etruscan lituus from Tarquinia
Reconstructed by Peter Holmes and recorded by Alberto Morelli at the Officina delle Arti e dei Mestieri Sebastian Matta, Tarquinia (IT), June 2015.


Sound sample of the lituus played with an experimental mouthpiece by Alberto Morelli


Sound sample of the lituus played without mouthpiece by Emiliano Li Castro

© 2015 EMAP - European Music Archaeology Project

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