Monday, May 16, 2011

Rare performance of Iron Age horn

A CHURCH was filled with sounds from the Iron Age during a music event on Saturday.

Musician John Kenny was at Harborough’s St Dionysius Church during the afternoon playing his replica of a type of horn known as a carnyx.

The carnyx was a wind instrument of the Iron Age Celts, and is a kind of horn or trumpet with a mouth styled in the shape of a boar or other animal’s head.

The event was held as part of a day of music-themed events at Harborough Museum.

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