NEW YORK — Museum exhibits tend to be quiet. Not this one. In Play It Loud, an exuberant show that can be heard as well as seen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art takes on the history of rock ’n’ roll through iconic instruments on loan from some of rock’s biggestRead More →

The word ‘lithophone’ is derived from two Greek words, ‘lithos’ and ‘phone’. The first can be translated as ‘stone’, whilst the second means ‘sound’. Therefore, a lithophone may be said to be a ‘sound-making stone’. Today, this word is used to denote a type of musical instrument made of stones.Read More →