A subject so vast and so incapable of classification cannot be discussed here, but its aesthetic principles may be illustrated by the extreme case of the trumpets and horns, which in classical times had no scale except that of the natural harmonic series.
In this key the trumpets blaze out with an effect which entirely depends upon their restricted part hitherto.
I), and breathe by means of a pair of respiratory trumpets on the thorax.
1-5 The emergence of the trumpets from the seventh seal.
The choice of three series of seven seals, seven trumpets and seven bowls, to form the framework in which the history of the last woes is to be given, shows the same hand that addressed the churches as seven.