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Part of Musical Instruments
Date: 19th centuryAccession Number: 89.4.213
Date: 19th centuryAccession Number: 89.4.2957
Attributed to Kodenji Hayashi (Japanese, Nagoya 1831–1915)
Date: ca. 1873Accession Number: 89.4.1236
Date: late 18th–early 19th centuryAccession Number: 65.149 a, b
Murari Adhikari (Indian)
Date: 1997Accession Number: 1999.399
Date: 19th centuryAccession Number: 68.62.2
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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.
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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