Positive organ in Basilica da Estrela, Lisbon, by Antonio Xavier Machado de Cerveira, 1791. Next to the tomb of Maria I. (via twitter)
Extraordinary musical instruments from the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here they are.
Zoltan Kodaly’s phrase is more actual nowadays. Here is Siu-Lan Tan’s highly recommended article on recycled instruments and orchestras.