The legacy of the keyboard instrument makers represented in the Stewart Symonds Collection lives on at ECU and, the story is far from over – in the words attributed to the composer Gustav Mahler: ‘tradition is not worshipping the ashes, but, rather maintaining the fire.

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First Fleet Piano

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Furley Hawkins Bentside Spinet

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Mott Grand Piano

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Érard Square Piano

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Clementi Upright Grand Piano

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Broadwood Grand Piano

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Steinway Square Piano

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Soufléto Dog Kennel Piano

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Hornung & Möller Square Piano

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Pape Square Piano