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Abell, Barnes and Usher, Collection and Archive

Abell Gallery: "European Keyboard Instruments from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries"

Abell-Streim Sound Recordings Collection

Access
  Access and Fees for Use of Museum's Collections
  Access to Musical Instruments
  Access to Museum Library
  Wheelchair

Accordions, Selected
  Accordion attributed to M. Busson, Paris (1830)

Acoustic Guitars, Selected - see Guitars (acoustic), Selected

Acoustic Research
  BIAS (Brass Instrument Analysis System)
  New Violin Family (Carleen Hutchins)

Acquistions, Recent

Address

Adkins, Cecil, Archive

Admission

Afghanistan, Instruments from
  Short-Necked Lute (Robab, Rabab), Afghanistan (19th century)
  Short-Necked Lute (Robab, Rabab), Afghanistan (19th century)

Africa, Checklists of Instruments from
  Checklist of Musical Instruments From North Africa and Western/Central Asia on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
  Checklist of Musical Instruments From Sub-Saharan Africa on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery

Ageng (see Gong Ageng and Kendhang Ageng)

Aizai (Shawm), China (early 20th century)

ALEPH Online Library Catalog

Albert System Clarinets, Checklists of and including
  Checklist of Albert System Clarinets by Buffet-Crampon & Cie, Paris
  Checklist of Albert System Clarinets by Henri Selmer, Paris

Algaita (Double-reed Woodwind), Nigeria (ca. 1925)

Algeria, Instruments from
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments from North Africa and Western/Central Asia

Allen Valves

Alpine Zithers, Selected (in chronological order)
  Alpine zither (Arion harp zither) by Franz Schwarzer, Washington, Missouri (1888)
  Alpine zither (Arion Perfecta zither) by Franz Schwarzer, Washington (ca. 1891-1920)
  Alpine zither (concert zither) by Franz Schwarzer, Washington (1900)
  Alpine zither (concert zither) by Franz Schwarzer workshop, Washington (1907)
  Alpine zither (Arion harp zither) by Franz Schwarzer workshop, Washington (ca. 1920)

Alto Clarinets, Checklists of and including
  Checklist of Alto Clarinets by C. G. Conn Ltd., Elkhart, Indiana

Alto Horns, Checklists of and including
  Checklist of Bell-Front, Circular, and Upright, Top-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection
  Checklist of Side-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection

Alternative Materials for Stringed Instruments

Amati Model Violins

Amati Society, The

American Indian Nations, Checklist of Musical Instruments of the

American Musical Instrument Society Conference at the NMM
  35th Annual Meeting of the American Musical Instrument Society held in collaboration with The Galpin Society and the International Committee of Musical Instrument Museums and Collections (CIMCIM) of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), held at NMM, May 19-23, 2006

American Reed Organs, Selected
  Display of American Reed Organs
  Vocalion Reed Organ (1895)

Anderson, "Whispering" Bill
  Guitar by Gibson, Inc., Kalamazoo (1967)

Angola, Instruments from
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments From Sub-Saharan Africa on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery

Angklung, Java (20th Century)

Antiques and Collectibles

Apache Nation (Southwestern United States), Musical Instruments of

Apache, Mescalero (Arizona and New Mexico), Musical Instruments of

Appalachian Dulcimers, Checklist of

Appraisals

Aqua, The Bon
  Guitar, The Bon Aqua, by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, Pennsylvania (1997)

Arched Harps, Selected (in chronological order)
  Arched harp (saùng-gauk), Myanmar (Burma) (20th century)
  Arched Harp, Belgian Congo (1900)
  Arched Harp, Central Africa (1900)
  Arched Harp (Donnu) by Mangbetu People, Uele River Region, Belgian Congo (now northeastern Zaire) (1910-1920)
  Arched harp, Sub-Saharan Africa (1950)
  Arched harp, Cameroon (1987)
  Arched harp, Garoua, Cameroon (1988)

Archives

Armonica, Glass

Arne B. Larson Collection

Articles About the Museum and its Collections

Asia, East, Checklists of Instruments from
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments From East Asia on Display at the NMM

Asia, West/Central, Checklists of Instruments from
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments from North Africa and Western/Central Asia

Audio—Sound Samplings:  Index of Sound Clips of Selected Musical Instruments at the NMM

Audio Tours

Auspicious Symbols (Tibet/Nepal)

Australia, Checklists of Instruments from
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania on Display at the NMM
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections

Austria, Selected Instruments from (in chronological order)
  Grand Piano by Anton Martin Thÿm, Vienna  (1815)
  Violin by Matthaeus Ignatius Brandstätter, Vienna (1824)
  Square Piano by André Stein, Vienna (ca. 1820-1830)
  Violin by Johann Georg Stauffer, Vienna (1826)
  Clarinet in C by Wolfgang Küss, Vienna (1827-1830)
  Grand Piano by Nannette Streicher and Son, Vienna (1829)
  Flute by Johann Ziegler, Vienna (1830)
  Oboe by Johann Ziegler, Vienna  (1840)
  Trumpet in G, Austria or Germany (1840)

Autographed Instruments
  Electric guitar by Gibson, Nashville (October 25, 1991), autographed by many Nashville celebrities
  Autographed B. B. King Lucille model Gibson electric guitar (1997)

Azerbaijan, Instruments from
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments from North Africa and Western/Central Asia

 

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