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Circular wooden body wtih short neck and four hexagonal wooden pegs. Strings missing. Ten raised wooden frets on neck and body (2 missing). Simple wood work with no decoration . "Strings in pairs at the 5th". Slight scroll on peg box and darker…

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This is a Deagan master ‘lite wate’ xylophone, adapted from earlier models and produced during World War II. It is made from Honduras rosewood, timber, and cardboard. Designed around portability, this small 3 octave xylophone is a one-piece unit…

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This is the world’s first harmonic bell ever made. The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has a two-octave set of these bells that were produced for Australia’s Centenary of Federation celebrations in 2001 by Australian Bell Pty Ltd.
The bell was cast…

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Grainger was the first pianist of international renown to perform at a moving picture theatre. The Capitol Theatre in New York, where Grainger played in 1921, was the largest cinema in the world at the time. Between 17 and 23 April, Grainger played…

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Black and white photograph.

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View of Percy Grainger with Rocco Resta in US Army uniforms. They are posing in front of a wall with hanging plants and Percy has his right arm looped through Rocco's left arm. The photo has been…
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