Beethoven almost always has 2 flutes, and invariably 2 clarinets.
Here too was placed the curious column, with many flutes and an Ionic capital, on which stood the colossal sphinx, dedicated by the Naxians, that has been pieced together and placed in the museum.
Harmony is unknown, and orchestras, which include fiddles, flutes, drums and harmonicons, perform in unison.
In the month of the " diminishing of waters " the rain gods or Tlalocs were propitiated by a procession of priests with music of flutes and trumpets carrying on plumed litters infants with painted faces, in gay clothing with coloured paper wings, to be sacrificed on the mountains or in a whirlpool in the lake.
Drums, gourd and bamboo flutes,and a kind of guitar, were known before Cook's day.