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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.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

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Rabab, Afghanistan (19th Century)

Raft Zither, West Africa (1935)

Rag Gshog-ma (Conch Shell Trumpets), Tibet, Selected

  Rag Gshog-ma, Tibet (20th century)

Ranasringa (Serpentine Horn), India

Rasmussen Family Music Archive

Rattles, Checklists of and including

  Checklist of Dance Rattles of the Indigenous Peoples of North America
  Checklist of Musical Instruments from East Asia
  Checklist of Rattles from Sub-Saharan Africa

Rattles, Dance (Indigenous Peoples of North America)

Rattles, Selected (in chronological order)

  Dance Rattle (Osó or Makalaka), Mhasha Villager or Tribesman, Bechuanaland Protectorate (1897)
  Sliding Rattle (Anklung), Java, 20th century
  Beaded Gourd Rattle (Cabaca), Cameroon (1950)

Rattles, Shaman's (Indigenous Peoples of North America)

Rawlins Gallery: "The Genius of North Italian Stringed Instrument Making 1540-1793"

Rawlins Guitar by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, Italy (1700)

Rebab from the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist gamelan

Recorders, Checklists of and including

Recorders, Selected (in chronological order)
  Bass (Basset) Recorder attributed to Arzazius or Hans Schnitzer, Munich or Imperial City of Nürnberg (1550)
  Treble (Alto) Recorder by Jan Juriaensz van Heerde, Amsterdam (1670)
  Descant (Soprano) Recorder by Richard Haka, Amsterdam (1680)
  Bass Recorder in F by Johann Christoph Denner, Imperial City of Nürnberg (1700)
  Treble (Alto) Recorder by Johann Benedikt Gahn, Imperial City of Nürnberg (before 1711)
  Flageolet by F. Noblet, Paris (1825)

Recording Industry
  Strohviol, Germany, early 20th century

Recordings for Sale

Reed Instruments, Non-Western (in chronological order)

  Double-reed Woodwind (Algaita), Nigeria (1925)
  Double-reed Woodwind (Sorna), Iran (1950)
  Single-reed Woodwind (Zummara), Western Asia (1950)

Reed Organs
  Display of American Reed Organs
  Harmonium by Alexandre & Fils, Paris (1844-1855)
  Physharmonika by Ph. I. Trayser & Co., Stuttgart (1847)
  Vocalion Reed Organ (1895)

Republic of Georgia, Instruments from
  Consult Checklist of Musical Instruments from North Africa and Western/Central Asia

Research at the NMM

Resonator Guitars
  Checklist of Electric Lap Steel Guitars and Resonator Guitars by National-Dobro Corporation, Los Angeles and Chicago
  Resonator Guitar by the Dobro Brothers, Chicago (1978)

Robab, Pamir Region of Central Asia (1650)

Rgya Gling (Shawms), Tibet (late 19th century)

Rims Commonly Found on Brass Instruments

Ringo Starr

Rkang Dung and Rkang Gling (Thighbone Trumpets), Tibet, Selected
  Thighbone Trumpet (Rkang Gling), Tibet (late 18th/early 19th century)
  Thighbone Trumpet (Rkang Dung), Tibet (19th century)

Robab, Afghanistan (19th Century)

Robab, Pamir Region of Central Asia (1650)

Roe, Palmer, Playing a Barrel 'Cello

Rol Mo (Cymbals), Tibet (1700)

Romeiser, Lawrence, Instrument Collection

Rotary Valved Brass Instruments, Checklists of and including
  Checklist of Bell-Front, Circular, and Upright, Top-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection
  Checklist of Side-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection

Rotary Valves

Roy Smeck Model Hawaiian Guitar by Gibson

Royal Holland Bell Ringers Collection and Archive

Ruck, C. Charles, Experimental Piano Collection and Archive

Rudra Veena (India)

Ruskin, Arnold, Trumpet and Cornet Collection

Russia, Selected Instruments from
  Violin by Ivan Petrovitsch, Moscow (1880-1900)

Ryman Auditorium Painting on Gibson Electric Guitar

Ryuteki (Transverse Flute), Japan (1950)

 

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