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Part of Musical Instruments
Date: late 19th centuryAccession Number: 89.4.1489
Attributed to Kodenji Hayashi (Japanese, Nagoya 1831–1915)
Date: ca. 1873Accession Number: 89.4.1236
Date: 19th centuryAccession Number: 89.4.492
Metalwork by Goto Teijo, 9th generation Goto master, Japan (1603–1673)
Date: early 17th centuryAccession Number: 2007.194a–f
Date: late 16th–early 17th centuryAccession Number: 50.145.74
Date: early 20th centuryAccession Number: 1977.454.17
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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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