Music Instrument Collections in Museums: Basic Principles and Contemporary Practices
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Museums are responsible for the curation of music instruments,
yet the majority of museums in Australia, and throughout the world, are guilty of considerable neglect in that sphere of activity.
Despite the verified numbers of music instruments within
each Australian museum, little interest or care has been shown for them on a professional level. Generally, only the specialist
instrument museums, of which there are none in Australia, have specialist curators.