November’s Instrument of the Month

In preparation for a forthcoming exhibit of brass instruments, the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments is displaying these post horns as November’s instrument of the month. The instruments are made of copper and brass which are soldered together into a single coil. These instruments are made in coiled form for carrying in the pocket. The post […]

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October’s Instrument of the Month

This month, the Collection of Musical Instruments is displaying a Sea Dragon Horn as its featured instrument. Traditionally referred to as the Dbang Dung, this Eastern Tibetan horn is a little more than a foot in length with a brass mouth piece indicative of an early brass horn. The narrow body terminates in the head […]

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House of Time in Concert

On Sunday February 26th at 3:00pm, the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments will present the next concert in its annual series with a performance by the early music ensemble, House of Time. Their program, titled “Imaginary Theater: Music of Handel and Rameau,” consists of instrumental selections from the baroque opera stage. Tickets are currently SOLD OUT, but all those […]

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The London Haydn Quartet in Concert with Eric Hoeprich

The Yale Collection of Musical Instruments is pleased to present The London Haydn Quartet in concert with Eric Hoeprich, clarinet, on Sunday, January 15th at 3:00pm. The ensemble will be presenting a program which includes: Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 72 No. 2; Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18 No. 2; and Weber’s Clarinet Quintet Op. 34. […]

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