Audio: Hear the extinct instrument known as a 'baryton'
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Audio: Hear the extinct instrument known as a 'baryton'

The adagio first movement from the Trio in A Major, written by Joesph Haydn for an extinct instrument known as a baryton. The instrument on this recording is on show at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History and is being played by the Smithsonian's Kenneth Slowik, as part of an ensemble named The Esterhazy Machine.

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