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Free-reed instruments in MIMEd

TitleFree-reed instruments in MIMEd
DescriptionThis division of the Collection includes musical glasses, concertinas, and accordions, and accounts for just over 20 objects. It constitutes a small selection of free-reed instruments used in domestic music-making.
CustodianUniversity of Edinburgh; H.I. Brackenbury (1869-1938).; Professor John Donaldson (1789-1865)
Custodial HistoryThe core of this division of the Collection was acquired by the Reid Professor of Music in the 19th century or by the Faculty of Music before 1969. Some further instruments were acquired individually by donation since 1969; Items from the Brackenbury Collection were allocated by the Government in 1991; further items on loan.
Parent Collection MIMEd