Reference Entry

Calamus

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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A term used in antiquity for various wind instruments, including the Aulos. For the use of the plural calami to describe the syrinx or its separate pipes see Theocritus, and Virgil; see also Isis.

Reference Entry.  36 words. 

Subjects: Music

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