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Alexandria to Brussels, 1879

There’s a bit of a mystery surrounding this oud.

Victor Mahillon, curator of the Museum of Musical Instruments at the Brussels Conservatoire, acquired it from Alexandria in 1879. 264 more words

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Alexandria to Brussels, 1879

Victor Mahillon, curator of the Museum of Musical Instruments at the Brussels Conservatoire, acquired this oud from Alexandria in 1879. He bought it along with 28 other instruments with the help of several people in Egypt. 23 more words

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Musical Instrument Museum - MIM in Brussels

My travel time has now come to an end- almost. Brussels is my last destination as this is the hub where I will take my flight home to Australia. 166 more words

Explorer's Hat

Sophomore Spring Tour: Day 2

I faced a dilemma when trying to figure out what to call this series of blog posts. Last year, I called the tour blog “HGC in the South.” This year, HGC is again in the south, but this time we’re traveling around the southwest. 787 more words

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A Review of Robyn Hitchcock's Gig at the MIM, Phoenix, AZ, 3.3.16

“I’m Not Fully Reconditioned Yet”

Among the reasons for going to a Robyn Hitchcock concert—of which there are more than you might think, and only one of which is the high quality of the music performed—is Robyn’s stage banter. 552 more words

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Alexandria to Brussels, 1839

The second oud in Europe whose journey we know about arrived thanks to the Belgian musician and scholar François-Joseph Fétis (1784-1871). Led by his ambition to understand music from all over the world, Fétis asked for help from the Belgian consul in Alexandria, Étienne Zizinia (1794 – 1868). 548 more words

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Musical Instrument Museum 

Yay! We have been wanting to see this new museum for a while now! There were so many cool things to see, listen to, and even play with. 176 more words

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