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Mouth Organ

Identifier:
2001.28.15
Description:
Bulbous gourd wind chamber with long neck. Dyed black. Three bamboo pipes pierce gourd top & continue to finger holes on bottom.;This instrument complements the Museum's already significant collection of ethnographic instruments. I t may be used in the permanent exhibition, 'Collecting A-Z: M is for Musical Instruments.;Collected by the Musee de la Civilisation
Date:
1980 – 2000
Materials:
Painted, Gourd, Bamboo
Source:
Gift Of Quebec, Canada The Musee De La Civilisation
Exhibit/Program
Museum School - Gourds as Musical Instruments (2015)
This music lesson will give students a true understanding of how gourds can be used as natural rattles, scrapers, resonators, or wind instruments. It is a hands-on experience and a true encounter with instruments from around the world made from natural materials.
Maker/Donor
Musee de la Civilisation