#MetMusic

The Department of Music Instruments closed its galleries on February 22, 2016, for a yearlong renovation and reinterpretation project. While the galleries are closed, engage with our #MetMusic collection on this Pinterest board. This collaborative board will feature pins from Jayson Dobney's, Associate Curator and Administrator, Department of Musical Instruments, Pinterest account. Follow Jayson on Twitter @JayKerrDobney.
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Natural Trumpet in D by Andreas Naeplaesnigg, 1790. On exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

Andreas Naeplaesnigg (Germany, active Jettingen ca. Natural Trumpet in D, Brass, colored rock. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments

Flute Korea, 13th century The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

a Korean flute from the Met Period: Goryeo dynasty Date: early century Culture: Korea Medium: Stoneware with inlaid decoration of cranes, clouds, and chrysanthemums under celadon glaze.

Contrabass Valve Ophicleide in D by Leopold Uhlmann, ca. 1840. On exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

Contrabass Valve Ophicleide in D by Leopold Uhlmann, ca. On exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

Tenor Valve Trombone in B-flat by Pietro Borsari, Bologna, ca. 1870. Now on exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

Tenor Valve Trombone in B-flat by Pietro Borsari, Bologna, ca. Now on exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

Clavicorno fagotto (brass bassoon) in B-flat on exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

Clavicorno fagotto (brass bassoon) in B-flat on exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

Divan sāz, late 19th century, Turkey. Decorated with mother-of-pearl inlay

Divan sāz, late 19th century, Turkey. Decorated with mother-of-pearl inlay

Chamber Organ

Chamber Organ

Manol (Emmanuel Venios) | Ūd | Turkish | The Met

Manol (Emmanuel Venios) | Ūd | Turkish | The Met

Lâvta (lute), ca. 1870, Turkish

Lâvta (lute), ca. 1870, Turkish

Rkang-Gling from Tibet. On exhibit in the Fanfare Display at The Met.

"Rkang-Gling"— Date: early century Geography: China Culture: Chinese Medium: Cloisonné Classification: Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn Credit Line: Purchase, Clara Mertens Gift, 1988 Accession Number:

Qānūn, Turkey, 19th century. Inlaid with mother-of-pearl and shell

Qānūn, Turkey, 19th century. Inlaid with mother-of-pearl and shell

Pipe Organ

Associate Curator Jayson Dobney gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the recent dismantling of the Museum's 1830 Thomas Appleton pipe organ, which is now undergoing cleaning and conservation.

Pipe Organ

Pipe Organ

Musical instruments in the metropolitan museum the Met bulletin v.35 winter 1977-78

Musical instruments in the metropolitan museum the Met bulletin v.35 winter 1977-78

Musical instruments in the metropolitan museum the Met bulletin winter

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