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Musical Instruments from Central Europe

Musical Instrument, Europe, Central Europe (including Germany)

Works of Art (37)

Alto Recorder in F, ca. 1700, Made by Johann Benedikt Gahn (German), Nuremberg, Germany, Ivory (89.4.909)
Alto Recorder, mid-18th century, Johann Wilhelm Oberlender the Elder (German), Nuremberg, Germany, Boxwood and horn (89.4.2208)
Bass Viol, 18th century, Germany (1976.8.37)
Bass Viol, ca. 1669, Andreas Jais (Austrian), Wood (1988.365)
Cittern (Hamburger Cithrinchen), ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony, other materials (1985.124)
Clarinet in B-flat, 1830, Charles Joseph Sax (Beligan), Maker, Brussels, Belgium, Ivory, brass (53.223)
Clarinet in D, 1750–70, Germany, Boxwood, brass (2010.185)
Clavichord, 1763, Christian Kintzing, Neuwied, Germany, Wood (1986.239)
Claviorganum, 1598, Made by Laurentium Hauslaib, Nuremberg, Germany, Wood and various materials (89.4.1191)
Cornetto in A, 1570–80, Germany, Ivory, gold-plated brass or copper (52.96.1)
The Dissolute Household, ca. 1663–64, Jan Steen (Dutch), Oil on canvas (1982.60.31)
Division Viol, ca. 1720, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, tortoise shell (89.4.956)
Fortepiano, ca. 1838, Conrad Graf (Viennese, 1782–1851), Vienna, Austria, Oak, spruce, veneer, and walnut (2001.272)
Grand piano, ca. 1790, Ferdinand Hofmann (Viennese, 1756–1829), Vienna, Austria, Wood and various materials (1984.34)
Grand piano, ca. 1790, Johann Schmidt (Austrian, active late 18th century), Salzburg, Austria, Various materials (89.4.3182)
Grand piano, ca. 1820, Joseph Böhm (Austrian, 1786–ca. 1850), Vienna, Austria, Wood and various materials (1982.138)
Guitar, 1937, Hermann Hauser (German), Germany (Munich), Wood (1986.353.1)
Guitar, ca. 1695–99, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony (53.56.3)
Guitar, ca. 1835–40, Johann Anton Stauffer (Austrian), Vienna, Wood, various materials (1979.390)
Hunting horn, ca. 1710–20, Jacob Schmid (German), Nuremberg, Brass (14.25.1623)
Kettle drums, 1779, Franz Peter Bunsen (German), Hannover, Silver, iron, calfskin (2010.138.1–.4)
Lute, 1596; converted into a guitar, 19th century, Made by Sixtus Rauchwolff, Germany, Spruce, ebony, and rosewood (89.2.157)
Mandora, 1726, Gregori Ferdinand Wenger, Augsburg, Maple, spruce, ebony (89.4.3140)
Musical clock with spinet and organ, ca. 1625, Veit Langenbucher (German); Samuel Bidermann (German), Augsburg, Germany, Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment, leather (2002.323a–f)
Natural Trumpet, late 17th century, Johann Wilhelm Haas (Swiss), Nürnberg, Germany, Brass (89.4.2375)
Positive organ, 17th century, Germany, Woods, metal alloys, leather, and various materials (1978.6)
Rectangular Octagonal Virginal, ca. 1600, Augsburg (?), Wood and various materials (89.4.1778)
Regal, 1575, Labeled: "Georg Vell" (Voll), Nuremberg, Germany, Wood, metal (89.4.2883)
Side drum, 1694–1733, Signed: Unger, Dresden, Saxony, Copper alloy, wood, various materials (14.25.1618)
Standard Bearer and Drummer, 1544, Hans Sebald Beham (German), Engraving (41.1.90)
Tenor Oboe, ca. 1730, Johann Wolfgang Köningsperger (German (Bavarian)), Stained pearwood, brass (2011.416)
Tenor Recorder in C, end of 16th century, Germany (?), Maple (89.4.3133)
Tenor recorder, ca. 1600, Bassano Workshop, Venice or London, Boxwood (2010.205)
Violin, ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood (1992.333)
Violoncello Head, ca. 1670–80, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Maple (1998.458)
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe, ca. 1750–57, Georg Henrich Scherer (German), Germany (Butzbach), Narwhal tusk, ivory, gilt brass (2006.86a–c)
Woman with a Lute, ca. 1662–63, Johannes Vermeer (Dutch), Oil on canvas (25.110.24)