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Part of Musical Instruments
Prince Lu (Chinese, 1628–1644)
Date: 1634Accession Number: 1999.93
Metalwork by Goto Teijo, 9th generation Goto master, Japan (1603–1673)
Date: early 17th centuryAccession Number: 2007.194a–f
Date: 20th centuryAccession Number: 1986.470.3
Date: 19th centuryAccession Number: 89.4.213
Date: 19th centuryAccession Number: 89.4.64
Date: ca. 1900Accession Number: 09.163.6
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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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