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Annotated Checklist of Dancing Master's Fiddles
(Pochettes, Kits, and Their Bows)

"Le Maître de Danse" (The Dancing Master), Engraving by J. P. le Bas (Paris, 1745), after painting by Ph. Canot, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague.

Makers

Dodd, James
Dodd, John
Furst, Hans
König, Adolf Heinrich
Perry, Thomas
Regnau(l)t, Jacque: 1650-1675, 1671
Tielke, Joachim
Tobin, Richard
Wörle, Mathias



Checklist
(in chronological order)


NMM 2538. Pochette attributed to Bohemia, ca. 1600-1650. Made perhaps by a Romany craftsman near Prague. Board of Trustees, 1979.

Lit.:  André P. Larson, The National Music Museum: A Pictorial Souvenir (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1988), p. 53.


NMM 3350. Pochette, France, ca. 1650-1675. Ex coll.: Emil Herrmann, Stepney, Connecticut. Witten-Rawlins Collection, 1984.

Lit.:  André P. Larson, The National Music Museum: A Pictorial Souvenir (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1988), p. 53.


NMM 3591. Pochette, France, ca. 1650-1675. Rawlins Fund, 1985.

Lit.:  André P. Larson, The National Music Museum: A Pictorial Souvenir (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1988), p. 53.


NMM 4543. Pochette, possibly made by Jacque Regnau[l]t, Paris, ca. 1650-1675. Ex coll.: W. E. Hill & Sons, London. Board of Trustees, 1988.

Lit.:  Made for Music:  An Exhibition to Mark the 40th Anniversary of the Galpin Society for the Study of Musical Instruments (Amersham: Halstan & Co., 1986), p. 43, plate 11.

Friedemann Hellwig, "Hamburg and Paris: Joachim Tielke's Pochettes," Galpin Socity Journal 62 (2009), pp. 183-190.


NMM 4542. Pochette labelled Joachim Tielke, Hamburg, 1671, possibly made for Tielke by Jacque Regnau[l]t, Paris, 1671. Ex coll.: W. E. Hill & Sons, London. Board of Trustees, 1988.

Lit.:  An Illustrated Catalog of the Music Loan Exhibition Held . . . by the Worshipful Company of Musicians at Fishmongers' Hall, June and July 1904 (London: Novello, 1909), p. 160.

Georg Kinsky, Musikhistorisches Museum von Wilhelm Heyer in Cöln, Katalog, Vol. 2 (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1912), p. 645.

Günther Hellwig, "Joachim Tielke," Galpin Society Journal 17 (1964), p. 34.

Anthony Baines, European and American Musical Instruments (London: Batsford, 1966), plate 43, p. 10.

Gunther Hellwig, Joachim Tielke (Frankfurt: Verlag das Musikinstrument, 1980), pp. 52, 73-74, 120, 139-140.

Made for Music:  An Exhibition to Mark the 40th Anniversary of the Galpin Society for the Study of Musical Instruments (Amersham: Halstan & Co., 1986), p. 43, plate 11.

"1988 Acquisitions at USD Music Museum," Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society 18, No. 1 (February 1989), p. 9.

"Recent Acquisitions Await New Galleries," Shrine to Music Museum Newsletter 16, No. 3 (April 1989), p. 2.

[Detail of the head of NMM 4542], Shrine to Music Museum Newsletter 17, No. 3 (April 1990), p. 4.

Paul R. Laird, "That Gut Feeling: The World of Early Strings—The Shrine to Music Museum," Continuo (June 1996), p. 16.

Friedemann Hellwig, "Hamburg and Paris: Joachim Tielke's Pochettes," Galpin Socity Journal 62 (2009), pp. 183-190.


NMM 4651. Pochette by Mathias Wörle, Augsburg, 1691. Ex coll.: Baron Armand van Zuylen, Liège. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund, 1989.

Lit.:  Important Musical Instruments Including the Van Zuylen Collection of Early Instruments (London: Christie, Manson & Woods, March 16, 1988), lot 191, p. 43.

"It's Been an Incredible Decade . . . Museum Makes Important Acquisitions Again in 1989," Shrine to Music Museum Newsletter 17, No. 2 (January 1990), p. 7.

"1989 Acquisitions at USD Music Museum," Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society 19, No. 1 (February 1990), p. 16.

André P. Larson, Amadeus:   His Music and the Instruments of Eighteenth-century Vienna, exhibition catalog, Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota, February 4-March 2, 1990 (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1990), p. 8.

Paul R. Laird, "That Gut Feeling: The World of Early Strings—The Shrine to Music Museum," Continuo (June 1996), p. 16.


NMM 4544. Pochette bow, France, ca. 1700. Ex coll.: W. E. Hill & Sons, London. Board of Trustees, 1988.

Lit.:  Made for Music:  An Exhibition to Mark the 40th Anniversary of the Galpin Society for the Study of Musical Instruments (Amersham: Halstan & Co., 1986), p. 43.

"Recent Acquisitions Await New Galleries," Shrine to Music Museum Newsletter 16, No. 3 (April 1989), p. 2.


NMM 4652. Kit bow, France, ca. 1700-1800. Ex coll.: Baron Armand van Zuylen, Liège. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund, 1989.

Lit.:  Important Musical Instruments Including the Van Zuylen Collection of Early Instruments (London: Christie, Manson & Woods, March 16, 1988), lot 191, p. 43.

"1989 Acquisitions at USD Music Museum," Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society 19, No. 1 (February 1990), p. 16.

"It's Been an Incredible Decade . . . Museum Makes Important Acquisitions Again in 1989," Shrine to Music Museum Newsletter 17, No. 2 (January 1990), p. 7.

André P. Larson, Amadeus:   His Music and the Instruments of Eighteenth-century Vienna, exhibition catalog, Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota, February 4-March 2, 1990 (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1990), p. 8.

Paul R. Laird, "That Gut Feeling: The World of Early Strings—The Shrine to Music Museum," Continuo (June 1996), p. 16.


NMM 2674. Kit by Thomas Perry, Dublin, ca. 1780-1800. Board of Trustees, 1980.


NMM 2680. Kit bow attributed to John Dodd, London, ca. 1790-1800. Board of Trustees, 1980.

Lit.:  André P. Larson, The National Music Museum: A Pictorial Souvenir (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1988), p. 53.


NMM 2678. Kit bow by James Dodd, London, ca. 1800-1815. Board of Trustees, 1980.

Lit.:  Musical Instruments, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Printed Music and Musical Miscellanea (London: Christie, Manson & Woods, March 14, 1978), lot 85, p. 24 and plate 5.

André P. Larson, Beethoven & Berlioz, Paris & Vienna: Musical Treasures from the Age of Revolution & Romance 1789-1848, with essay by John Koster, exhibition catalog, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, September 12-November 2, 2003 (Vermillion: National Music Museum 2003), p. 39.


NMM 2681. Kit attributed to Richard Tobin, London, ca. 1800-1815. Board of Trustees, 1980.

Lit.:  Musical Instruments, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Printed Music and Musical Miscellanea (London: Christie, Manson & Woods, March 14, 1978), lot 85, p. 24 and plate 5.

André P. Larson, The National Music Museum: A Pictorial Souvenir (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1988), p. 53.

Margaret Downie Banks, "The Violino Piccolo and Other Small Violins," Early Music 18, No. 4 (November 1990), p. 590.

Robin Stowell, The Early Violin and Viola (Oxford:  Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 172-173.

André P. Larson, Beethoven & Berlioz, Paris & Vienna: Musical Treasures from the Age of Revolution & Romance 1789-1848, with essay by John Koster, exhibition catalog, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, September 12-November 2, 2003 (Vermillion: National Music Museum 2003), p. 39.


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NMM 1387. Pochette by Hans Furst, Mittenwald, Germany, 1946. Gift of G. Jean Smith, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1976.

Lit.:  "Important Acquisitions Received," Shrine to Music Museum, Inc. Newsletter 4, No. 1 (October 1976), p. 2.


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NMM 4911. Pochette by Adolf Heinrich König, Brienz, Switzerland, 1985. Copy of pochette by Matthias Hummel, Nürnberg, ca. 1650, at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich. Gift of Adolf Heinrich König, Brienz, 1990.


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