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Alphabetical Index to the
National Music Museum Website (Except Makers)

Including Links To Instruments Currently Featured on This Website.
This Index Does Not Include Thousands of Other Instruments Not Yet Posted.

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B. B. King Lucille Model Gibson Guitar

Baermann/Ottensteiner System Clarinets, Checklist of

Bagpipes, Checklists of

Bagpipes, Selected
  Bagpipe, Bohemia (1750)

Balo (Xylophone), Sierra Leone (ca. 1900)

Band Instrument Manufacturing During World War II

Bandura in Torban Style, Ukraine (ca. 1950)

Banjos, Checklists of and including

Banjos, Collections of
  Canning Banjo Collection and Archive

Banjos, Selected (in chronological order)
  Tango banjo by Anastasios Stathopoulo, New York (1910-1915)
  Tenor banjo by Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Manufacturing Company, Kalamazoo (ca. 1923)
  Mandolin-banjo by Gibson, Inc., Kalamazoo (ca. 1924)
  Tenor banjo by Ludwig & Ludwig, Chicago (ca. 1925-1933)
  Tenor banjo by Charles A. and Elmer Stromberg, Boston (ca. 1926-1935)
  Big Chief model tenor banjo by Ludwig & Ludwig, Chicago (1927-1929)
  Florentine model tenor banjo by Gibson, Inc., Kalamazoo (ca. 1928)
  Banjo by Gibson, Inc., Kalamazoo (January 2, 1980). Formerly owned by Earl Scruggs and Johnny Cash.

Baragumu (Hunting Horn), Kenya or Tanganyika (ca. 1925)

Barbara Mandrell
  Mandrell's electric double-neck guitar by Semie Moseley, Carson City, Nevada (1981)
  Mandrell's electric lap steel (crutch) guitar by Semie Moseley, Jonas Ridge, North Carolina (1984)

Barrel 'Cello played by Palmer Roe

Bass Drums, Checklists of and including

Bass Drums, Selected
  Long drum, Britain (1714-1727)
  Bass drum, USA (1888)

Basset Horn, Selected
  Basset Horn by Frantisek Doleisch I, Prague (1793)

Basset Recorder, Selected
  Basset Recorder attributed to Arzazius or Hans Schnitzer, Munich or Imperial City of Nürnberg (1550)

Bassoons, Checklists of and including

Bassoons, Selected (in chronological order)
  Bassoon by Augustin Grenser I, Dresden (1755)
  Bassoon by Heinrich Grenser, Dresden (1796-1806)
  Bassoon by Jean Nicolas Savary jeune, Paris (1823)
  Contrabassoon by Franz Hell, Brünn (Brno), Moravia (The Czech Republic) (1830)
  Contrabassophon by William G. Schultze, New York (1885)

Bates, Alan G., Harmonica Collection and Archive

Beatles, The

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

Bed and Breakfast Lodging in Vermillion

Beede Gallery: "Musical Instruments from the Great Civilizations of Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands"

Bedhug from the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist gamelan

Beethoven and Berlioz Exhibition Virtual Tour

Belge, Système, Valves

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

Belgium, Selected Instruments From
  Keyed Bugle by Charles-Joseph Sax, Brussels (1840)
  Side Drum, Belgium (1850-1900)

Bells, Checklists including
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments from East Asia

Bells, Selected
  Hand Bell (Dril Bu), Tibet (20th century)
  Hand Bell (Zhong), China (ca. 1965)
  Four-Bell Harmonica
  Kuge (double clapperless bell), Cameroon (mid-20th century)
  Marine Band Harmonica with Bells
  Recessed-Bell Harmonica
  Royal Holland Bell Ringers Collection and Archive
  Tulip-shaped Bell Harmonica by Hohner
  University Chimes Bell Harmonica

Bells, Temple, Checklists including
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments from East Asia

Bellson, Albert

Bergonzi Model Violins

Berlin Valves (Berliner Pumpen)

Berlioz and Beethoven Exhibition Virtual Tour

Bibliography

Board of Trustees

Bin (India)

BIAS (Brass Instrument Analysis System)

Bird pipe (flageolet)

Biwa (Short-Necked Lute), Japan (1900-1940)

Boehm System Clarinets, Checklists of
  Checklist of Boehm System Clarinets by Buffet
  Checklist of Boehm System Clarinets by Henri Selmer, Paris, and H. & A. Selmer, Elkhart, Indiana

Bohemia, Music and Selected Instruments from
  Bohemian Bagpipe
  Clarinet in high G by Franz Czermak, Prague (1810)
  Lute, Padua or Venice (1600), modified by Thomas Edlinger, Prague (1724)
  Lute by Thomas Edlinger, Prague (1728)
  Matt Petrik Bohemian Dance Band Archive
  The Tom Ptak Collection and Archive

Bohemian Rim

Bolander, John A., Bow-Making Archive

Bombardon, Vienna or Markneukirchen (1840)

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

Bonang Barung from the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist gamelan

Bonang Panembung from the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist gamelan

Bonang Panerus from the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist gamelan

Books About the Museum and its Collections

Books for Sale

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

Bouzoukis, Selected
  Bouzouki by Anastasios Stathopoulo, New York (1911)

Bowed Stringed Instruments, Checklists of and including. See also:
  John A. Bolander Bow-Making Archive
  Willis Gault Luthiery Archive
  Golden Strings Orchestra and Recordings Archive
  Halvor Lee Violin-Making Archive
  Meisel Family Violin Collection
  Stanley G. Newton Violin-Making Archive
  Judge E. G. Smith Luthiery Archive
  Stringed Instrument Collection Bibliography
  Witten-Rawlins Collection of Stringed Instruments

Bowed Zithers, Selected (in chronological order)
  Violin zither (bowed zither) by Franz Schwarzer, Washington, Missouri (1888)
  Violin zither (bowed zither) by Franz Schwarzer, Washington (1895)
  Violin zither (bowed zither) by Franz Schwarzer workshop, Washington (1909)

Bows, Checklists of and including. See also:
  John A. Bolander Bow-Making Archive

Bows, Selected (in chronological order)
  Violin Bow, King Charles IV, attributed to workshop of Antonio Stradivari, Cremona (1700)
  Pochette bow, France (ca. 1700)
  Pochette bow, France (ca. 1700-1800)
  Violin Bow attributed to Tourte L'aîne, Paris (1775-1790)
  Violin Bow attributed to François Xavier Tourte (Tourte le jeune), Paris (1790)
  Kit bow attributed to John Dodd, London (1790-1800)
  Kit bow by James Dodd, London (1800-1815)
  Viola/Violin Bow attributed to François Xavier Tourte (Tourte le jeune), Paris (1800-1810)
  Violin Bow attributed to Christian Wilhelm Knopf, Markneukirchen (ca. 1828-1837)
  Violin Bow attributed to François Jude Gaulard, Mirecourt (ca. 1845-1850)
  Violoncello bow attributed to François Nicolas Voirin for Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris, ca. 1850

Brass Instrument Construction

Brass Instruments, Checklists of and including. See also:
  Brass Collection Bibliography
  The George V. Hendricks Brass Instrument Collection
  The James S. Patterson Brass Instrument Collection
  The Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection of Brass Instruments

Brescia, Checklists of Bowed Stringed Instruments from

Brown, Avery (1852-1904), America's Youngest Civil War Soldier

Brown Bag Lunch Programs

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

Bucktails (First Rifle) Regiment, Pennsylvania, Bass Drum (1888)

Bugle à piston

Bugles, Keyed, Checklists of and including

Bugles, Keyed, Selected (in chronological order)
  Three British and German Keyed Bugles
  Keyed Bugle by Graves & Co., Winchester, New Hampshire (1830-1840)
  Keyed Bugle attributed to Graves & Co., Winchester (1835)
  Keyed Bugle by Charles-Joseph Sax, Brussels (1840)
  Tortoise-shell Keyed Bugle by George W. Shaw, Thompson, Connecticut (1845)
  Keyed bugle by Elbridge G. Wright, Boston (1854)
  >Keyed bugle by Elbridge G. Wright, Boston (1858-1860)

Bullroarer

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

 

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