The earliest forms of music were probably drum-based,percussion instrument being the most readily available at the time these simple instrument are though to have been used in religious ceremonies as representation of animal.There was no notation or writing of this kind of ”music” and its sound cab only be extrapolated from the music of American,Indians,and African natives who still adhere to some of the ancient religious practices.As for the more advance instrument ,their evolution was slow and steady.It is known that by 4000 BCE the Egyptians had created harp flutes,and by 3500 BCE lyres and double-reeded clarinets had been developed.In Denmark, by 2500 BCE an early form of the trumpet had been developed.This trumpet is what is now known as a ”natural trumpet”. It is valveless ,and depends completely on manipulation of the lips to changes pitch.75632_guitars1

One of the most popular instrument today was created 1500 BCE by the Hittites. I am talking about guitar.This was great step;the use of frets to change the pitch of a vibrating string would lead to later instrument such as the violin and harpsichord.


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