Jean Michel Renard
Old, rare and unusual Musical Instruments
As ethnomusicologist I favourised firstly the ethnic, traditionnal and popular musical instruments.
In 1992 This speciality came to the opening of the "Mupop", the french national museum of popular music in Montluçon.
Since 1996, the gallery collaborates with the most important american museums for searching and providing rare and unusual musical instruments.
From 2008 to 2011, we travel over the world to supply the Musical Instrument Museum of Phoenix (Arizona). (1500 items.)
Since 2012, the gallery develops deals with museums and collectors in Asia and Middle-East.
Some of the best noted makers of musical instruments and items of interest concerning the history of world music, musicians, composers and inventors.
This year we plan to exhibit notably:
French 17th. c. double manual harpsichord.
17th c. guitar by Alexandre Voboam, maker of the king of France.
A pair of 17th c. alto recorder by Abraham van Aardenberg.
A set of 18th c. viols. ...