Lures of the Bronze Age: An Archaeological Technical and Musicological Investigation 1949 Scandanavia Art Culture


Title: The Lures of the Bronze Age: An Archaeological Technical and Musicological Investigation

Author: H. C. Broholm, William P. Larsen, Godtfred Skjerne

Description: Many leaves are unopened. Oversized wraps have a few chips along bottom edge; short closed tears; one large repaired tear on rear panel cover. Many leaves are unopened. Corner crease on title page; gift inscription on dedication page.

Oversize book. A monograph on the Bronze Age wind instruments called lures (also "lur" or "lurr") that are without finger-holes and which are of Nordic origin. These artifacts were found mostly in the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, though other examples are also cited which were found in Germany and Latvia. Illustrated with photographs, plus 30 plates.

Binding: Soft cover

Condition: Good+

Publisher: Gyldendalske Boghandel

Place: Copenhagen

Year: 1949

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 13" x 10".

Pages: 129, plus [30] pp. plates.

Keywords: lur, lurr, lurs, lurrs, Scandinavia, Denmark, archaeology, horns, musical instruments, wind instruments, prehistoric,

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