Singing chickens! How would you set “bwack bwack” or “cheep cheep” to music?  This image appears to answer that question.

Amazing illustrations in this 2 volume book from the music library rare book collection.  I will post more images tomorrow.

Kircher, Mvsvrgia vniversalis, sive Ars magna consoni et dissoni in X. libros digesta.  Romae, ex typographia haeredum Francisci Corbelletti, 1650.
Singing chickens! How would you set “bwack bwack” or “cheep cheep” to music? This image appears to answer that question.

Amazing illustrations in this 2 volume book from the music library rare book collection. I will post more images tomorrow.

Kircher, Mvsvrgia vniversalis, sive Ars magna consoni et dissoni in X. libros digesta. Romae, ex typographia haeredum Francisci Corbelletti, 1650.

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    That… is kind of awesome. :3
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    Sixteenth century singing chickens! And that parrot appears to be speaking Greek…
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