The musical instruments in the Bible – between myth and reality: conference by Hervé Roten

As part of the cycle of lectures L'arc-en-ciel des savoirs at the Institut Universitaire Elie Wiesel

If the Bible repeatedly mentions the use of musical instruments in the worship or daily life of the Hebrews, the description of these instruments is often incomplete. Thus historians and musicologists agree that David’s famous harp is actually a lyre.

Of all the instruments quoted in the Bible, only today remains the shofar. What have the other instruments become? What did they look like?
Hervé Roten will try to summarize the current musicological knowledge in this field. Between myths and realities …

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