The Hartenberger World Music Collection of Historical Instruments is the product of years of research and accumulation by Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger. This site serves as a catalog of the pieces in the collection.
Visit by clicking Galleries -> Africa, Asia, Oceanic/Pacific, Europe & United States or Native American
You can then select whether you wish to view Aerophones, Chordophones, Idiophones, or
View more detailed information by clicking on the instrument image.
As you can tell by the available gallery selections, we have an extensive collection that contains more than 3,000 instruments.
Instruments are uploaded regularly, so please return to view more about the history of music around the world.