Museo degli Strumenti Musicali

Auditorium Parco della Musica, viale de Coubertin, 00196 Rome, Italy

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Limited collection of violins.  Needs confirmation.

“The collection is temporarely store in deposit. From the 16th c.: Italian rebec; viola da braccio, J. Marcus; cittern, 1536. From the 17th c.: violin, angels carved on back; viola da gamba, A. Siciliano, original bridge; lutes by G.Bechardini, Venice, 1609; Pasquale and Antonio Vinaccia e di Gennaro, Battista and Raffaele Fabricatore; archlute [6 choirs, 8 bass strings], G.Barrone, Napoli, 1713; viola d’amore, 1720; lutino, 1726; violin “Il Toscano”, A. Stradivari; viola, D.Tecchler, Roma, 1745); 8 keyboards including an orphica, Carl Leopold Röllig; 40 winds including: early 19th c. clarinet by Porporato; invention horn, decorated bell; and instruments from archaeological excavations. Mechanical instrument with a cylinder, 4 percussion; 52 accessories and parts of instruments: strings, bows, plectra, batons from celebrated conductors; photographs, engravings, reproductions of instruments and sounds.” – CIMCIM

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