Foreword Reviews

Musical Instruments

Highlights of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2015 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Performing Arts & Music (Adult Nonfiction)

This insightful catalogue features more than one hundred extraordinary musical instruments from ancient cultures to the present, created by gifted artists from across the globe. Stunning new photography and lively texts reveal these objects to be works of both musical and visual art, as well as marvels of technology and masterpieces of design. Related paintings, statues, and pottery further illuminate the narrative and deepen the reader’s appreciation of this wide-ranging collection.