“….The goodly sweet and continuall brayings, whereof they form a melodius and proportionable kind of musicke.  Nor thinke I that any of our immoderate Musicians can deny but that their song is full of exceeding pleasure to be heard: because therin is to be discerned both concord, discord, singing in the meane, the beginning to sing in large compasse, then following into a rich fall…to hear the musicke of five or six voyces changed to so many of Asses is amongst them to heare a song of world without end.”

                                                           From, The Noblenesse of the Ass,  16th Century

  EQUUS ASINUS (The Donkey) : The hoarseness of its voice, or bray, depends upon two small peculiar cavities situated at the bottom of the  larynx. 

                                 Baron Cuvier, The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with its Organisation, 1817         

Sandra Pady, Founder                 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s