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Acquisitions at the National Music Museum
July 1, 2009—June 30, 2010
NMM 14470. Violin, The King Henry IV, by Antonio and Girolamo Amati, Cremona, ca. 1595. Ex colls.: King Henry IV, France; François de Bassompierre and family, France; King Louis XVIII, France; Jean-Baptiste Cartier, Paris; George Hart, London; Royal de Forest Hawley, Hartford, Connecticut; Albert Hastings Pitkin, Hartford; Lyon & Healy, Chicago; Edmund V. Bukolt, Stevens Point, Wisconsin; The Copernicus Cultural Foundation, Chicago. Purchase funds gift of Kevin Schieffer, Sioux Falls.
NMM 14423. Violin, German-speaking regions, ca. 1820-1860. Ex coll.: Erich Lachmann Collection, UCLA. Jean Abramson Acquisitions Fund.
NMM 14424. Violin, Markneukirchen, ca. 1880-1910. Schweitzer model. Gift of June Mills, St. Edward, Nebraska.
NMM 14425. Violin bow by Leon Glasser, Bronx, New York, ca. 1938-1962. Gift of June Mills.
NMM 14465. Hardingfele by Knudt Eriksen Helland, Bø, Telemark, Norway, 1873. Gift of Bonnie Weiger, Laurel, Nebraska.
NMM 14466-14467. Violin and bow by Masakichi Suzuki, Nagoya, Japan, ca. 1910-1940. Stradivari model. Gift of Bonnie Weiger.
NMM 14468. Violoncello bow, possibly made in Vogtland, Saxony; Egerland, Czechoslovakia; or Mirecourt, France, ca. 1880-1930. Gift of Bonnie Weiger.
NMM 14477. Saw duang (two-string fiddle), Thailand, ca. 1995. Gift of Claire Givens and Andrew Dipper, Minneapolis.
NMM 14483. Violin attributed to The Vogtland, ca. 1900. Gift of Carol Lee Cole, Annawan, Illinois.
NMM 14445. Cornet in B-flat/A by C. G. Conn, Elkhart, ca. 1884. Serial no. 8402. Ultimatum model. Silverplate with gold-plated bell interior. André and Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.
NMM 14448. Trombone by F. E. Olds, Los Angeles, ca. 1920-1921. Serial no. 1335. Olds Standard Large Bore model. Silverplated with gold-plated bell interior. Played by A. Roland Lind in the original Dalesburg (South Dakota) Community Band, ca. 1920s-1930s. Handed down to LeRoy F. Lind and later to Doug Lind, both of whom played it in the Vermillion High School Band. Gift of Doug Lind, Rapid City, South Dakota.
NMM 14412. Euphonium in B-flat (HP/LP) by C. G. Conn Ltd., Elkhart, Indiana, ca. 1917. Serial no. 147333. New Wonder model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Terry Pierce, New York City.
NMM 14429. Mellophone by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, Wisconsin, ca. 1923. Serial no. 108436. Concert Horn model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson, Elkhorn.
NMM 14430. Euphonium in B-flat (LP) by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, ca. 1920. Serial no. 48506. Revelation model 82. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson.
NMM 14432. Trumpet in B-flat/A (LP) by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, ca. 1929. Serial no. 103763. Llewellyn model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson.
NMM 14439. Trombone (LP) by Frank Holton & Co., Chicago, ca. 1917-1918. Serial no. 43165. Holton Special model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson.
NMM 14450. Trombone by F. E. Olds, Los Angeles, ca. 1920-1923. Olds Standard Medium Bore model. Arne B. Larson Estate.
NMM 14451. Trombone by F. E. Olds, Los Angeles, ca. 1923-1925. Olds Standard Large Medium Bore model. Arne B. Larson Estate.
NMM 14455. Cornetto by Gary M. Stewart, Boone, North Carolina, ca. 1970-1975. Donated in memory of Gary M. Stewart (1953-2009) by Darcy Kuronen, Boston.
NMM 14480. Bass cornetto by Roland Wilson, Cologne, April 2010. Reconstruction of basse des cornets (bass cornetto) described by Marin Mersenne in Harmonie Universelle (Paris: 1636). Commissioned by the Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Foundation.
NMM 14482. Trombone by Frank Holton & Company, Elkhorn, 1929. Paul Whiteman Revelation model. Gold-plated, highly engraved. Gift of Carol Lee Cole, Annawan, Illinois.BA-97. Trumpet mute attributed to Austria, late 18th century.
BA-98. Trumpet mute attributed to Austria, 20th century.
BA-99. Trumpet mute by Shastock, Cleveland, ca. 1900-1950. Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Foundation.
NMM 14452. Diatonic accordion attributed to Busson, Paris, ca. 1860. Sold by W. Winrow & Son, Nottingham, England and Broadbent Dry Goods, Lehi City, Utah. Gift of Leo Coulson, Intermountain Guitar & Banjo, Salt Lake City.
NMM 14453. Diatonic harmonica in C by Hohner, Trossingen, Germany, ca. 1955. Herb Shriner Hoosier Boy model. Included in the kit, Herb Shriner's TV Harmonica Jamboree, sold by Astranaut, Inc., New York, ca. 1955. Kit also includes original box; two, 78-RPM sound recordings; a lesson book; a "harmonica holster" to wear on a belt; a "Herb Shriner's Harmonica Club" membership card autographed on the back by Shriner; and, a Herb Shriner Club pin. Gift of Michael Walters, Laguna Woods, California.
NMM 14474. Piano accordion, Germany, ca. 1930-1940. Tone-Crest line. Gift of Zelena Weisz, Vermillion.
NMM 14415. Electra-piano and harpsichord by Rocky Mount Instruments, Inc. (a division of Allen Organ Co., Macungie, Pennsylvania), Rocky Mount, North Carolina, ca. 1972-1974. Model 368. Gift of Lynn A. Wheelwright, Clearfield, Utah.
NMM 14419. Practice keyboard by The Virgil Piano School Company, Bergenfield, New Jersey and New York City, ca. 1901-1912. Tekniklavier model. Serial no. 1879. Gift of A. DeWayne & Theo Rayburn Wee, Northfield, Minnesota.
NMM 14426. Practice keyboard by Pratt, Read & Co., Inc., Ivoryton, Connecticut, ca. 1953. Tru-Touch model. Gift of June Mills, St. Edward, Nebraska.
NMM 14434. Upright piano with player mechanism (Hammond Melo-Harp) by the Straube Co., Hammond, Indiana, ca. 1916-17. Serial no. 26494. AAA-c5 (7+ octaves). Three pedals: half blow, "melo-harp" (tabs with staples for a jarring, "honky-tonk" tone), dampers. Purchased by Perry Fulton Pinkerton for his wife, Isadora, in 1918. Delivered by train and wagon to the family farmhouse in Quimby, Iowa, where it remained until coming to the NMM, this player piano filled family events with music and provided accompaniment for dancing. Gift of Edward and James Pinkerton, grandsons of Perry Fulton Pinkerton and Isadora Ruoff Pinkerton, in memory of their parents, Ross and Arlene Pinkerton, Quimby, Iowa.
NMM 14456 and 14457. Solovox keyboard and tone cabinet by Hammond Instrument Co., Chicago, ca. 1940-1948. Originally owned and played by Rev. Roger D. Grow in various parsonages in South Dakota and Nebraska during the 1950s and 1960s. Accompanied by technical schematics, owner's manual, music, and correspondence between Rev. Grow and the Hammond Organ Co., 1969-1972. Gift of Kathy K. Grow, Yankton, South Dakota.
NMM 14458. Melodeon by Bernard Shoninger and Company, Woodbridge, Connecticut, ca. 1860-1865. Gift of Sarah Wood-Clark, Kansas City, Missouri.
NMM 14403. Clapperless double bell, Cameroon, ca. 1989. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reeves, Brookings, South Dakota.
NMM 14404. Plucked lamellaphone (thumb piano), Botswana, ca. 1978. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reeves.
NMM 14471-14473. Maracas, Bermuda, ca. 1955. Gift of David B. Hartley, Pierre, South Dakota.
NMM 14421. Psaltery (salterio) by Salvador Bofill, Barcelona, 1760. Outer case with painted decoration by Diego Díaz y Valle, Cascante, 1772. Trapezoidal psaltery of the Italian/Spanish type, resembling the northern-European hammered dulcimer but intended to be played by plucking with the fingers (sometimes with plectra attached by rings to the fingers). Ex coll.: Erich Lachmann Collection, UCLA. Vinatieri Acquisitions Fund and Board of Trustees Acquisitions Fund.
NMM 14441. Ukette by Carnival Toy Mfg. Corp., New York City, ca. 1950-1963. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek, Darien, Connecticut.
NMM 14444. Baritone ukulele by Guild Guitars, Hoboken, New Jersey, ca. 1963-1966. Model U-21. Serial no. U-474. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek.
NMM 14442. Ukulele by Emenee Industries, New York City, ca. 1950-1963. Flamingo model. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek.
NMM 14459. Baritone ukulele by Petersen Products, Chicago, ca. 1960. Polk-a-lay-lee model 100. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek.
NMM 14460. Soprano ukulele by The Magic Fluke Co., New Hartford, Connecticut, May 2003. Flea model M30. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek.
NMM 14461. Tenor ukulele by The Magic Fluke Co., New Hartford, 2007. Fluke model M20 Tiki Mug. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek.
NMM 14462. Concert ukulele by Oscar Schmidt, a division of U.S. Music Corp., Mundelein, Illinois, manufactured in China, 2005. Mousekulele, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Mickey Mouse Club. Limited Edition of 1,000. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek.
NMM 14463. Junior (toy) guitar / concert ukulele by Mattel, Inc., Los Angeles, ca. 1955-1956. Mousegetar model, based on the tenor guitar used by Jimmie Dodd on the Mickey Mouse Club. Gift of Arian Sheets, Vermillion.
NMM 14405. Pluriarc (multi-neck harp), Botswana, ca. 1978. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reeves, Brookings, South Dakota.
NMM 14407. Plectrum banjo by Gold Tone, Dalian, China, May 2009. Plectrum Special, PS-250. Gift of André and Kay Marcum Larson, Vermillion.
NMM 14416. Ukulele, Hawaii, ca. 1920. Gift of Lynn Wheelwright, Clearfield, Utah.
NMM 14417. Sitar, northern India, 20th century. Gift of Robert Klein, Mobridge, South Dakota.
NMM 14440. Banjo ukulele attributed to Harmony, Chicago, ca. 1922-1936. Distributed by Tom Brown Music Co., Chicago. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek, Darien, Connecticut.
NMM 14443. Toy guitar/ukulele by Selcol, England, ca. 1957-1960. Skiffle Junior model. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek.
NMM 14469. Ukulele attributed to The Harmony Company, Chicago, ca. 1920-1940. Mouna-Loa brand. Gift of Bonnie Weiger, Laurel, Nebraska.
NMM 14478. Koto, Japan, ca. 1975. Gift of Peter Wilson, Minneapolis.
NMM 14481. Sesando (tube zither), Indonesia, late 19th century. Ex coll.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund.
NMM 14485. Mandolin, attributed to U.S.A., ca. 1900-1925. Gift of John Banasiak, Vermillion.
NMM 14435-14437. Matched set of clarinets in A, B-flat, and C by Franz Pfaff, Kaiserslautern, ca. 1850-1895. In original box with original maker's label. André P. & Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.
NMM 14475-14476. Ocarinas, Costa Rica, ca. 1999. Gift of Claire Givens and Andrew Dipper, Minneapolis.
NMM 14406. Xaphoon (bamboo sax) in C by Brian Wittman, Maui, Hawaii, ca. 1980. Gift of Curtis Teague, Minneapolis.
NMM 14410. Bassoon, Czechoslovakia, ca. 1919-1924. Stamped with trade name, Florentin Barbier. German system. Gift of James B. Preus, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
NMM 14413. Song flute in C by C. G. Conn, Ltd., Elkhart, ca. 1960. Fitchhorn Song Flute model. Gift of Marlene Kohlhaas, Aberdeen, South Dakota.
NMM 14420. C-melody saxophone by C. G. Conn, Ltd., Elkhart, Indiana, ca. 1922. Gold-plated, custom engraving. Serpentine-shaped register key. De & David Knudson Acquisitions Fund and the André P. & Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.
NMM 14427. Clarinet in B-flat (LP) by Pan American, Elkhart, ca. 1917-1928. Serial no. 2883. Model 54N. Albert system. Gift of Bernita McFarland, Mitchell, South Dakota.
NMM 14428. Clarinet in B-flat (LP) by Harry Pedler and Co., Elkhart, ca. 1920-1930. Premiere model. Albert system. Gift of Philip D. Eiserman, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
NMM 14431. C-melody saxophone by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, Wisconsin, ca. December 1927-December 1, 1930. Serial no. 38322. Rudy Wiedoeft model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson, Elkhorn.
NMM 14438. Clarinet in B-flat by G. Leblanc Corp., La Couture-Boussey (Paris), ca. 1950-1965. Noblet model 40. Arne B. Larson Estate.
NMM 14446. Clarinet in E-flat (HP), ca. 1890-1915. Albert system. Two body joints only. Gift of Gerald A. Krumbholz, Tampa, Florida.
NMM 14464. Clarinet in A by Gebrüder Mönnig, Markneukirchen, ca. 1920-1939. Oehler system. Ex coll.: Sid Glickman, Bronx, New York. André P. & Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.
NMM 14484. Clarinet in B-flat, France, ca. 1925. La Premiere line. Gift of Carol Lee Cole, Annawan, Illinois.
Acquisitions Made Between July 1, 2009—June 30, 2010
D'Aquisto and D'Angelico Workshop Materials. Tools, parts, drawings, and related items from the workshops of James D'Aquisto and John D'Angelico. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund; one-half a gift of James D'Aquisto II, Stony Brook, New York.
M-535. Reproduction of a flute body by E. I. Dupont de Nemours & Co., Parkersburg, West Virginia, ca. 1978. Teflon. Presented to Carleton Angelo Sperati (1918-2009), upon his retirement from DuPont in 1978. Gift of Solveig Sperati Korte.
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