Some sounds from Pompeii

After a day in the workshop, adjusting the ring friction of the Pompeii 2+3 aulos so gloriously reproduced by Peter Holmes, Neil ‘Spike’ Melton and Martin Sims, here are some first experiments, using reeds by Callum Armstrong, scraped down to playability. The mechanism is wonderfully airtight!

 

And with the sýrinx pulled up (or is it down?):

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