Adopt An Instrument

Serpent by William Lander, Mere, Wiltshire, England, before 1843

Serpent by William Lander, Mere, Wiltshire, England, before 1843

Flugelhorn (contralto saxhorn) in Bb by Adolphe Eduard Sax, Paris, France, 1907-1928

Flugelhorn (contralto saxhorn) in Bb by Adolphe Eduard Sax, Paris, France, 1907-1928

Snare drum by William S. Tompkins, Yonkers, New York, 1860

Snare drum by William S. Tompkins, Yonkers, New York, 1860

Miniature natural horn by Johann Wilhelm Haas, Imperial City of Nuremberg, 1681

Miniature natural horn by Johann Wilhelm Haas, Imperial City of Nuremberg, 1681

Electric guitar by Gibson, Inc., Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1952

Electric guitar by Gibson, Inc., Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1952

Harpsichord by Gommaar Van Everbroeck, Antwerp, 1659

Harpsichord by Gommaar Van Everbroeck, Antwerp, 1659

Violoncello,

Violoncello, "The King," by Andrea Amati, Cremona, after 1538

Trumpet mask (vurbracha), Baining people, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century

Trumpet mask (vurbracha), Baining people, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century