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I don't know what I was expecting. However, the old instruments were primarily all string instruments. I would have liked to hear how most of those instruments sounded.against each other. I would have also like to have compared the sound and range of the old...More
We enjoyed visiting this museum.
For us, we would have preferred more English translations, which was done for about 1/3 of the collection.
It is a small collection in humble spaces.
There are interactive components for listening to historical instruments and playback devices.
Like the city of Bach, this museum shows whole bunch of different types of organs, clavichord, string instruments, grand pianos, and all other instruments. I did it without a guide but I think there should be one for group visits. It was an interesting experience....More
I found this collection of musical instruments fascinating, my wife less so as she doesn’t read German (while I can read it to a limited extent). However, I found it difficult to see the history of their development, as they were presented more or less...More
I visited the Museum on an early morning in March 2014. It is closed to the Leipzig center station The ticket is a combo with other museums.
There are a lot of music instruments inside the museum. Some of them are very special and beautiful....More
The museum is arranged by era, starting with the Renaissance, then Baroque, Classical, Biedermeier period, Romantic, End of the 19th Century, and 20th Century. Parts of it concentrate on Leipzig composers, instrument makers, and collectors. But it is much more than a local collection. The...More