A Group of Musical Instruments from the Dolmetsch Collection
- Art Funded
- Arnold Dolmetsch
These include an arch-lute, a hurdy-gurdy, 2 bassoons, a bugle, a pair of trumpets, an English serpent (illustrated), a crwth, a polygonal virginals and 2 harpsichords. Dolmetsch revived interest in pre-classical music and founded a firm to make suitable instruments.
Collection formed by Arnold Dolmetsch (1858-1940), the founder of the famous firm of musical instrument makers.
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