Instrument Tag

  • Object: Accordion

    Object: Accordion

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0239b Accordion German 1980 Materials: Wood, metal, leather, plastic This object is an accordion, a musical instrument invented in Europe in the 1800s. It was brought to America by European immigrants and is especially popular in French-Louisiana and along the [...]

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  • Object: Mouth Organ

    Object: Mouth Organ

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0581s Mouth Organ (sheng) Chinese China Unknown date: prior to 1977 Materials: bamboo, metal This object is a mouth organ, or sheng from China. According to Chinese mythology the sheng was invented by Ling Lun, the legendary founder of music. [...]

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