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Mahoney Music Collection has books and journals with beautiful illustrations and photographs of musical instruments.

 

Buonanni, Filippo. Gabinetto armonico pieno d’instromenti ti sonori, indicati, spiegati, e di nuovo corretti ed accresciuti.

 

Here are a few:

 

Buonanni, Filippo. Gabinetto armonico pieno d’instromenti ti sonori, indicati, spiegati, e di nuovo corretti ed accresciuti. Roma: Nella stamperia di G. Placho, 1723. ML460 .B94 1723

 

Hipkins, Alfred J. Musical instruments, historic, rare and unique. Edinburgh: A. and C. Black, 1888, ML460 .H66 1888.

 

Lachmann, Erich. Erich Lachmann collection of historical stringed musical instruments. Los Angeles: Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, 1950, ML462.L8 L3.

 

Thöne, Jost. Italian & French violin makers. Grottammare, Italy: Jost Thöne, 2003, ML800 .T56 2003.

 

Yokoyama, Shinichi. The Classic bowed stringed instruments from the Smithsonian Institution. Tokyo: Gakken, c1986, ML462 W33 S64 1986.

 

The Strad: A monthly journal for professionals and amateurs of all stringed instruments played with the bow, issues from 1929 through 2017.

 

Happy anniversary Mahoney Music Collection. This collection was opened to researchers ten years ago this month.

 

 

 

 

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Was a professor from the University of South Dakota, Dr. Marjorie Eastwood Dudley (1891-1961), the first woman in America to write a symphony for a major orchestra? (The South Dakotan, November 1977, p. 3) It would be fun to find what symphony she wrote and for which orchestra. Maybe the answer is in her papers, which were at the Archives and Special Collections but now reside at the National Music Museum.

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Image from USD Photograph Collection

 

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