musical instruments

  1. Jason D. Tiller

    News The 110-year-old Titanic violin that miraculously survived the sinking ship

    Of all the instruments in the world, violins and other string instruments are often renowned for their longevity, with the centuries-old creations of Italian luthiers, Amati and Stradivari, holding hundreds of years’ worth of stories, and selling for millions of pounds today. Few, however, can...
  2. J Burdette

    Deck Officers and Instruments

    Does anyone know if any of of the deck officers played musical instruments? I know Lightoller played the banjo (is it still around?).
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    Britannic Pipe Organ

    I've heard that the Britannic was to have a pipe organ installed at the Grand Staircase or thereabouts. If so, what would be the point of it? (picturing someone's bratty kid getting up at 3 AM and giving the entire 1st class area an early wake up call.)
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    Titanic Violins

    Hello, I am a new member and would like some information regarding the whereabouts of the violins that were onboard the Titanic. Does anyone know if any of the violins were recovered and also if any of the musicians possessed a Stradivarius violin? I am in possession of a violin that was...
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    Hi all, we spoke about pianos in the conversation on the mysterious pic I tried to post, so I had a question. I read there were 16 pianos on Titanic but I think it's wrong. So, how many pianos? 1) one in 3rd class general room 2) one on boat deck 1st class foyer 3) one on 2nd class b deck...