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The Muse of Music



Euterpe Coloring Activity


The image to the right is an engraving by Thomas Trevelyon. The woman is Euterpe, the muse of music.This is one from a series of nine muses, a very popular theme in early modern England. 

 

Looking closely at the image, you can see that she plays a straight trumpet in her right hand and holds a strange wind instrument with characteristics of both shawn (a double reed instrument) and recorder in her left hand. At her feet and beside her are a bagpipe, crumhorn, case of flutes, flute, cornett, and trumpet. Trevelyon copied engavings.

 

Click here to print out and color the engraving of Euterpe.

 

 

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Thomas Trevelyon. Miscellany. Manuscript, 1608




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