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30 Dec 2015
Ab-Soul Type Beat
Ever since the baroque revival of the 1970s, there has been much discussion of the use of so-called period instruments. Many people have argued that this music of the baroque composers, and in many cases that of the classical composers, cannot be performed properly on modern instruments. What reasons would someone have for saying this? What follows is a discussion with the instruments of the orchestra and just how they changed drastically during the nineteenth century. I will leave out any discussion from the piano because I am limiting this discussion to instruments that became standard from the orchestra, and because the evolution from the piano is such a huge topic by itself.

Ab-Soul Style Instrumental
During the...