Professional Organizations, Instruments, & Accessories, and Musical Instrument Collections
Professional Organizations, Instruments, & Accessories, and Musical Instrument Collections provides annotated links to professional organizations for instrumentalists and instrument makers, Web sites about instruments or that make or sell musical instruments, musical instrument accessories, musical instrument collections, and other Web sites that list musical instrument resources.
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Professional Organizations, Instruments, and Accessories
- Yahoo - Entertainment: Music: Instruments
Yahoo has a good listing of websites for a variety of instruments.
- The Musical Instrument Exchange
Site for stringed musicians and artists interested in exchanging information about: 1) The purchase or sale of fine stringed instruments and bows; 2) Quality dealers; 3) Cultural events in the world of music; 4) Employment and Educational opportunities.
- Bow and Bowed Stringed Instrument Makers
- International Society of Bassists
Information on membership, conventions, workshops, literature, links to related sites (fairly extensive).
- International Double Reed Society (IDRS)
- The Drums and Percussion Page
- Euphonia Rex
- Guitar Foundation of America
Includes links to resources for classical guitar
- The Classical Guitar Home Page
- The Harp Page
- The Horn Player's FAQ
- Information about Instruments
From University of Washington Music Library. Very good listing of links to general information, museums and collections, brass, keyboards, percussion, stringed instruments, woodwinds, more.
- Pipe Organ
- The Piano Page
The Piano Technicians Guild website. Find a piano tuner in your area, piano dealers, how to buy a piano, piano images, Internet resources, mailing lists and newsgroups, puslibhsers, MIDI information, and more. Excellent site.
- The U.K. Piano Page
- Autumn Leaf Performance
- Quodlibet, Inc.
Ergonomic support devices for - Clarinet, Basset Horn, Soprano Saxophone Oboe, English Horn, Oboe d'Amore and Bass Oboe
- String Pedagogy Notebook
A Resource for Teachers and Performers compiled by Michael Hopkins. Good site.
- Trombone-L Home Page
- Trumpet Players' International Network
- Internet Viola Society
- Windplayer Online
Musical Instrument Collections
- CIMCIM Members' Museums
Listing has many libraries or museums with musical instrument collections
- Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments
Good information here, including an Electronic online picture gallery.
- Finchcocks Living Museum of Music
Photographic tour, other information about its 80 historical keyboard instrument collection. Located 45 miles from London, England.
- Fiske Museum at The Claremont Colleges
Listing of their collection, photos of some of their collection, further information and links.
- le musee - Museum of Music, Paris
- Museum of Music History
Budapest. Photos and information at the website.
- National Museum of American History
Visit the Music Room for information about visiting their music collection.
- Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments
Has one of the more significant musical instrument collections in the US, and has over 2,000 instruments housed there at Ann Arbor, Michigan. No photos at site (12-98).