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Part of Musical Instruments
Giosue Esposito (Naples, active late 19th century)
Date: 1881Accession Number: 2003.150a–g
Giovanni Grancino (Italian, Milan 1637–1709 Milan)
Date: 1701Accession Number: 2008.1
Date: ca. 1720–40Accession Number: 2005.365
Antonio Stradivari (Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
Hermann Hauser (German, Munich 1882–1952 Reisbach)
Date: 1937Accession Number: 1986.353.1
Veit Langenbucher (1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
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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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