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Epinette des Vosges Dulcimer made by Dennis Durogi

Epinette des Vosges Dulcimer made by Dennis Durogi

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This Epinette des Vosges dulcimer was made in the 1960s by Dennis Durogi. Durogi was a sculptor and former art professor at Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois and later became a full-time musical instrument maker in Brocton, New York. Two of the instrument’s strings may be fretted, with three more serving as drones. Perhaps made of cherry, the instrument is footed and straight-sided, with four small round sound holes in the center and two heart-shaped soundholes nearer to the tail and scroll.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dulcimer
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm x 16 cm x 66 cm; 2 3/16 in x 6 5/16 in x 26 in
overall: 2 3/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 25 7/8 in; 5.55625 cm x 15.5575 cm x 65.7225 cm
ID Number
1996.0276.42
accession number
1996.0276
catalog number
1996.0276.42
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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