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Indian musician with a Mayuri veena or Taus
Welcome to our Educational Site!
These pages will present information on a number of topics related to the instruments of the collection, their music, their relevance in history and their relevance in the concert hall, the conservatory and the music school today. Substantial information on the cultural developments during the Renaissance, the Baroque and the Classical Periods will help place these instruments and their heritage in proper perspective. Further essays will be inserted as they appear. We welcome contributions of articles on related topics.
The Bow: The Soul of the Instrument
On the Viola da gamba
On the Violin Family
Instruments that will make you vibrate
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Of Special Interest
The Italian Renaissance viols:
Music for Charles V and Philip II
More to come...