instruments http://michiganradio.org en Get a Thingamagoop at the library http://michiganradio.org/post/get-thingamagoop-library <p>The Ann Arbor District is thinking outside of the box with a new collection called <a href="http://www.aadl.org/catalog/search/callnum/music%20tools">&quot;Music Tools.&quot;</a></p><p>The small collection features quirky instruments and sound processors. It includes items with futuristic names that make sounds like hovering spaceships and funky clicks and clacks.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 19:00:30 +0000 Kyle Norris 8636 at http://michiganradio.org Get a Thingamagoop at the library Artpod: From the "extraordinary to the seemingly mundane" - an audio tour of the Stearns Collection http://michiganradio.org/post/artpod-audio-tour-stearns-collection-extraordinary-seemingly-mundane <p><span style="font-size: medium; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">The Cincinnati Art Museum <a href="http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20110722/ENT/107230324/Art-museum-r">recently discovered</a> it had a long lost treasure trove of rare instruments in its possession. More than 800 antique instruments just sitting in storage&hellip;unused and pretty much forgotten. </span></p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 19:28:30 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 3599 at http://michiganradio.org Artpod: From the "extraordinary to the seemingly mundane" - an audio tour of the Stearns Collection U of M houses more than 2,400 rare and contemporary instruments http://michiganradio.org/post/u-m-houses-more-2400-rare-and-contemporary-instruments <p>http://pod.michiganradio.org/podtest/Stearns_2.mp3</p> <p>The Cincinnati Art Museum last week discovered it had a <a href="http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20110722/ENT/107230324/Art-museum-r">long lost treasure trove</a> of rare instruments in its possession. We&#39;re talking more than 800 antique instruments just sitting in storage, unused and pretty much forgotten.</p><p>Well it turns out the <a href="http://umich.edu">University of Michigan</a> has three times as many historical instruments housed mostly off campus in a high-security vault. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 21:53:02 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 3584 at http://michiganradio.org U of M houses more than 2,400 rare and contemporary instruments