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Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Harry Montague's Comedy Company. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Auditus sive audire (Hearing or to hear) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 160v

Auditus sive audire (Hearing or to hear) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 160v

Historiated initial 'A'(t) of a man pointing to a man holding his hands over his ears. Image taken from f. 160v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.

Bacchus, Music, Amor

Bacchus, Music, Amor

Johann Sadeler I (Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600/1601 Venice)

A Frieze Portraying a  Music Party

A Frieze Portraying a Music Party

Niccolò dell' Abate (Italian, Modena 1509–1571 Fontainebleau (?)) , circle of

Niche Surrounded by a Decorative Frame Dedicated to the Theme of Music
Music, from The Seven Liberal Arts, plate 6

Music, from The Seven Liberal Arts, plate 6

In Mariette Album, folio 92, lower left Monogrammist B (Italian, active 1540s)

Lasso, Orlando di

Lasso, Orlando di

Zeichner: Sadeler, Johann (1) Stecher: Sadeler, Johann (1) Zeichner: Sadeler, Johann (2) Stecher: Sadeler, Johann (2) Datierung: 1565 / 1665

Monte, Philippus de
Music

Music

Gilles Rousselet (French, Paris 1614–1686 Paris)

Women Playing Music

Women Playing Music

Yanagawa Shigenobu (Japanese, 1787–1832) Edo period (1615–1868)

[Musical scales or range of sound ascribed by Kepler to Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Earth, Venus, and Mercury; and surrounding text]

[Musical scales or range of sound ascribed by Kepler to Saturn, Jupite...

Illus. and text in: Harmonices mundi / Johann Kepler. Lincii Austriae : J. Plancus, 1619, p. 207. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 35.

Gehoor
Viola
"Music"

"Music"

Savonnerie Manufactory (Manufactory, established 1626; Manufacture Royale, established 1663)

The Goddess of Music Distributing Her Gifts to the Nations

The Goddess of Music Distributing Her Gifts to the Nations

Hubert François Gravelot (French, Paris 1699–1773 Paris)

Arcadian Landscape with Figures Making Music

Arcadian Landscape with Figures Making Music

Jan van Huysum (Dutch, Amsterdam 1682–1749 Amsterdam)

Newland / Zeuner collection

Newland / Zeuner collection

William Augustine Newland (1813-1901), Philadelphia organist, choirmaster, conductor, and music teacher. Charles Zeuner (1795-1857), student of Johann Nepomuk Hummel, settled in Boston in the 1820s and became w... more

Chinese Bell Music

Chinese Bell Music

John Ingram (British, London 1721 active to 1763)

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

"Germany" stamped in English on the upper joint further confuses the identity. Possibly it pertains to the 1890 tariff mentioned in DCM 996, although that customs law does not apply to antiques. Instrument type... more

Academy of Ancient Music

Academy of Ancient Music

Medalist: Richard Yeo (British, ca. 1720–1779 London)

Leopold Mozart playing the violin

Leopold Mozart playing the violin

J. A. Friedrich (German, mid-18th century)

Ukie jūnidan kangen no zu

Ukie jūnidan kangen no zu

Print shows a long hall receding into the background for a perspective view, with eight women playing musical instruments arranged along the sides and in the rear is a woman playing a koto; in the foreground, o... more

[Emblematical female figures engaged in the arts of painting, sculpture, architecture, and music]

[Emblematical female figures engaged in the arts of painting, sculptur...

Illus. in: Iconography; or a collection of Emblematical Figures, by George Richardson, 1779, four engravings (figs. 137-140). Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr). On print: Published as the Act Directs Decr. 1777. Thi... more

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys.; 66.2 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flaps, with pewter plug and silver mount for high C. Mark Maximum: POTTER / SENIOR / LONDON / 1778 Mark Additi... more

Music
DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

Lower body and foot joint by H. Grenser, head joint and possibly upper body joint by Tuerlinckx. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys.; 62.4 cm... more

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert in Newgate Street / J.N. 1784 ; etched by J. Nixon.

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert...

Print shows an elderly man sitting on a bench, holding a violin, with a music stand in front of him.

Music Has Charms to Soothe the Savage Breast

Music Has Charms to Soothe the Savage Breast

T. Smith (British, active London 1785–1800)

A cotilion sic

A cotilion sic

[By] W. H. Kingsbury. (statement of responsibility) A continuous strip mounted on linen (26 1/2 x 208 cm) folded, accordion fashion, to form 10 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

The block for the G# mount was broken off and has been filed away to receive a substitute, likely metal replacement saddle, also missing. It is also possible that the G# key was an addition in that there is ver... more

Square Piano
Grand Piano
Picture Book on the Music of the Pine Trees (Ehon matsu no shirabe)

Picture Book on the Music of the Pine Trees (Ehon matsu no shirabe)

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

The present steel spring appears to be a replacement and the foot joint bottom ferrule also appears to be a replacement. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained, ivory cap and ferrules, brass key.;... more

Design for a Title Page for Sheet Music

Design for a Title Page for Sheet Music

Max Klinger (German, Leipzig 1857–1920 Großjena)

Music Box

Music Box

Rectangular ribbed gold pendant. Switzerland

Square Piano
Design for a Music Stand

Design for a Music Stand

Anonymous, French, 19th century

Music

Music

Medalist: Adolphe Rivet (French, born Périgueux 1855)

Music Box
Design for a Music Program

Design for a Music Program

Anonymous, French, 19th century

Allegory of the Arts (Music?)

Allegory of the Arts (Music?)

Jules-Edmond-Charles Lachaise (French, died 1897)

Design for a Title Page Sheet Music

Design for a Title Page Sheet Music

Anonymous, German, 19th century

[The music room]

[The music room]

Etching by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, 1834-1903. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Music Box
The cockney's travels

The cockney's travels

Lead sheet enclosed. Printed in USA in 1896.

Pieces, March 4, 1801. Song

Pieces, March 4, 1801. Song

Forms part of The Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606 to 1827; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms008069 Pieces, March 4, 1801. Song. Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the f... more

Design for a Music Room

Design for a Music Room

Anonymous, French, 19th century

[Mr. Graupner - seated and holding music]

[Mr. Graupner - seated and holding music]

Drawing shows a portrait of Gottlieb Graupner, a music publisher in Boston, facing front while holding a sheet of music. (DLC/PP-1995:140.28) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 28. Title from Philadelphia Pr... more

Music Box
Music Box

Music Box

Rectangular gold music box in the form of a toothpick box. Switzerland

Music Box

Music Box

Gold musical toothpick case shaped like a book. Switzerland

Music Box
"A little music"--or--The delights of harmony / Js. Gillray.

"A little music"--or--The delights of harmony / Js. Gillray.

Print shows at center in a parlor a man playing a flute, he steps on a small dog's tail causing it to yelp, on the right a young woman is playing a pianoforte with some intent as a man holds her music book open... more

Music Box

Music Box

Oblong engine-turned gold music box Switzerland

Music Box
Music Box

Music Box

Oblong gold music box with ivory seascape miniature in cover. Switzerland

coat of arms from "A Treatise on the elements of Music ... With plates"

coat of arms from "A Treatise on the elements of Music ... With plates...

This image has been taken from scan 000002 from "A Treatise on the elements of Music ... With plates". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Li... more

Music Box
Music Box
Music Box
Ryū ko niban

Ryū ko niban

Print shows a woman playing a koto with a dragon curled around her. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: double sheet Shikishi Ni... more

Reed and Stiles will execute bank notes and engraving of all kinds, in such a manner, and on such terms, as they think will give universal satisfaction. Orders thankfully received

Reed and Stiles will execute bank notes and engraving of all kinds, in...

Print shows an advertisement in the form of bank notes in the denominations of 2 and 3 advertising Reed and Stiles engraving and copperplate printing firm in Hartford and East Windsor, Connecticut. At the top o... more

Music Box

Music Box

Music box in the shape of a mandolin. Geneva (?), Switzerland

Music Box

Music Box

Silver watch with white enamel face. Switzerland

Music Box

Music Box

Gold quarter-repeating watch with open white enamel face. Switzerland

Music Box
Music Box
Music Box

Music Box

Switzerland

Music Box

Music Box

Oblong ribbed silver music box with monogram L.C. on the cover. London, England

Dubois & Stodart Hoogland sc

Dubois & Stodart Hoogland sc

Print shows a young woman sitting at and playing a "Dubois & Stodart" upright piano. Possibly an advertisement showing a type of piano manufactured by Dubois & Stodart. Title from item. Signed on plate at botto... more

Costume Study for Konstanze in the "Abduction from the Seraglio" by W.A. Mozart

Costume Study for Konstanze in the "Abduction from the Seraglio" by W....

Johann Georg Christoph Fries (German, Nuremberg 1788–1857 Regensburg)

The handsome man / E. B... ; N. Currier's lith., N.Y.

The handsome man / E. B... ; N. Currier's lith., N.Y.

Sheet music cover showing well-dressed man, with women admiring him from behind.

Costume Study for Pedrillo in the "Abduction from the Seraglio" by W.A. Mozart

Costume Study for Pedrillo in the "Abduction from the Seraglio" by W.A...

Johann Georg Christoph Fries (German, Nuremberg 1788–1857 Regensburg)