Skill in modern laboratory work is as far out of the reach of the untaught as performance on a musical instrument.
The chief musical instrument was the harp (hearpe), which is often mentioned.
By contemporaries his voice was declared to be the finest musical instrument that they ever heard.
Crescent is also the name of a Turkish musical instrument.
The Greek word is also used for a date-palm, a musical instrument like a guitar, and the colour purple-red or crimson.