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Museum of Musical Instruments (Milan)

Civico Museo degli Strumenti Musicali
Location Piazza Castello 3, 20121, Milan, Italy
Website milanocastello.it

The Museum of Musical Instruments of Cremona in low Lombardy) is appreciated all over the world for the high quality of its musical instruments. The museum also displays the equipment of the former Studio di fonologia musicale di Radio Milano.

In 2000 a donation by the Fondazione Antonio Monzino added 79 musical instruments to the civic collection collected by the Monzino family of instruments made between the 18th and 20th century. These musical instruments represent the strong tradition of lombard lutherie.

The museum is situated in the Sforza Castle complex that also includes The Museum of Ancient Art, the Pinacotheca, The Applied Arts Collection and the Egyptian Museum (that includes the prehistoric sections of the Archaeological Museum of Milan).

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References

  • Le città d'arte:Milano, Guide brevi Skira, ed.2008, eutori vari
  • Milano e provincia, Touring Club Italiano ed.2003, autori vari
  • http://www.comune.milano.it/dseserver/webcity/documenti.nsf/0/5A4CA30F4FDC7CA8C125726C005484BE?opendocument
  • COLLECTIONS OF APPLIED ARTS AND THE MUSEUM OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS ON THE FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS OF THE ROCCHETTA
  • http://www.ufficiostampa.rai.it/comunicati_aziendali/20120614/rai__lo_studio_di_fonologia_torna_a__suonare_.html

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