The Carnyx:An Ancient War Trumpet.

thm_carnyx Imagine living with the Iron Age  Celts. Imagine hearing them taunt the Roman  soldiers with the strangest fear inducing sound. The Celts have always been known to use music  even in war. Music was not only for Bards but also for soldiers.

This is evident when an excavation unearthed one of the best finds of this century. And that’s through the discovery of this wind instrument called the carnyx.This link further explains the discovery. Some simplified details can be found here.

The video below shows how it’s being played.


2 Replies to “The Carnyx:An Ancient War Trumpet.”

  1. Greeting from Oregon! Was wondering where to attain one of these carnyx trumpets any info would be much appreciated thanks


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