Exhibit "Museum Collection Vintains"

Exhibit "Museum Collection Vintains"


This space brings together the collection of musical and traditional instruments from the world of the professor and music producer Fernando Vintains and can be visited daily between 9h30 and 12h30 and from 14h to 17h30.

The Vineyeless Collection Museum has on display membranophones, aerophones, cordofones and idiophones. According to the collector, visitors can appreciate a violin Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis from 1703, a Teponaztli, which is a type of rift drum used in central Mexico by the Aztecs and related cultures, a Nyatiti, five-to-eight-ropes cup from Kenya, a Guinean-Conakry Spirit that has as curiosity the superstition of no one to have attempted to touch, a Mijwiz, which is a traditional musical instrument from the Middle East, popular in Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, and a Dung Cheng from Tibet, trumpet used in the Tibetan and Mongolian Buddhist ceremonies.

The collection still brings together a Pharaoh of Egypt, a Bansuri of India, ancestral musical instrument associated with the pastoral tradition and linked to the love story between Krishna and Radha, an Ocarina from Brazil, which is an oval or oviform instrument made generally of porcelain, terracotta, wood or stone and which is considered one of the oldest musical instruments in the world, a Tbilat, a percussion instrument of Morocco, a Balafón do Ghana, common in sub-Saharan Africa and precursor of the xylophone, but also a Mbira, which is a family of traditional musical instruments of the Shona people of Zimbabwe.

In The Museum Collection Vintains can be seen dozens of other instruments, such as a rare Sueng (Thailand), a Duff (Morocco), a Pellet (Nepal), a Sweet Flute (Indonesia), a Darbuka (Old Egypt), a Ngombi (Gabon), a Knee Drum (West Africa), a Yoruba Drum (Nigeria), a Daff (Egypt), a Zobra (Tunisia), an 4 Head Whistle (Brazil), a Dombek (Egypt), a Khaen (Thailand), a Pungi (India), a Tin Whistle (Ireland) and the Mirandesas (Portugal) Castanholas (Portugal).
Start Date:
13 October 2021
End Date:
13 October 2027
Igreja de Santiago, Monsaraz
266 508 040
266 508 059

9:30 AM-12:30 PM | 5:30 PM-5:30 PM

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