May 22, 2022

Digital Collection: Royal College Of Music Launches New Database of Musical Instruments


The Royal College of Music has launched a brand new database of musical instruments. MINIM-UK [(Musical Instruments Interface for Museums and Collections] brings together over 20,000 instruments from more than 200 UK collections, making them digitally available to the public for the first time.

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See Also: An Even Larger Database! 59,761 Musical Instruments: MIMO (Musical Instrument Museums Online)

See Also: Digital Collection: Yale Collection of Musical Instruments (November 6, 2014)

Background: UK’s Royal College of Music Digitizing Historically Significant Musical Instruments (November 7, 2015)


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