List of period instruments
In the historically informed performance movement, musicians perform classical music using restored or replicated versions of the instruments for which it was originally written. Often performances by such musicians are said to be "on authentic instruments".
This article consists of a list of such instruments, including both instruments that are now obsolete and early versions of instruments that continued to be used in later classical music. This list only includes woodwind, keyboard, and brass instruments.
- Violino piccolo
- Viola d'amore
- Viola pomposa
- Tenor violin
- Hurdy gurdy
- Baroque flute
- Cortol (also known as Cortholt, Curtall, Oboe family)
- Baroque oboe
Baroque trumpet, Cornetto, Serpent, Sackbut