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Part of Musical Instruments
David Tecchler (Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725Accession Number: 1988.87
Joachim Tielke (German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685Accession Number: 1992.333
Date: ca. 1700Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Guillaume Voiriot (French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782Accession Number: 2007.442
Date: ca. 1840Accession Number: 59.76
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
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The André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments include five rooms that house musical instruments arranged by region, with European instruments organized by type (winds, keyboards, strings, and percussion), and the instruments of Asia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas represented by instruments unique to traditions of those areas. The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments is displayed in this room.
Many of the instruments may be heard on an Audio Guide; guided tours are available several times a week and monthly concerts/demonstrations are provided during the academic year.
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