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Part of Musical Instruments
Antonio Stradivari (Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Date: ca. 1805Accession Number: 1998.121
Date: ca. 1420Accession Number: 64.101.1409
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697Accession Number: 1989.147
Joachim Tielke (German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685Accession Number: 1992.333
Date: ca. 1840Accession Number: 59.76
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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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