The Brussels Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), a world famous department of the Royal Museums of fine Arts, owns an interesting collection of historical oboes and related instruments, about 110 in total. Of these western oboes after c.1650 exists no public listing and only a small number is viewable in the public exhibition. This database wants to make detailed information about each single instrument available through the internet and thus accessible for a wide public.
Effective start/end date1/10/0630/09/11

    Research areas

  • musical instruments, organology

    Flemish discipline codes

  • History and archaeology

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