In Victorian times it was quite usual to play music as a form of evening entertainment. Musical instruments and repairs were done at this local shop where artisans crafted fine violins and other string instruments.
Let there be music in the Village! The detailed interior scene shows some of the fine musical wares of this London business.
Coordinates with #58804 "Making Wonderful Music". Introduced 2007 4.75 x 5 x 7.25"
A festive string trio spends the evening playing outside of Jolly’s Christmas Shop, helping shoppers get into the Christmas Spirit.
Coordinates with item #4049208 “Jolly’s Christmas Trim” Introduced May 2015 3.39”H
The Klotz family is began building stringed instruments in Middenwald, Germany during the 17th century. This was the same time that Statavari became well known in Italy. Born in 1656, Matthias Klotz founded a school for violin making in Middenwald. His son, Sebastian, and grandson, Joseph, both followed the family trade, and teaching others so that Middenwald became well known for finely crafted instruments. Look through the large front and side windows at a detailed sculpted interior scene. The display includes several dimensional stringed instruments including violins, and a cello. Decal art depicts a harp, mandolin, and viola. Outside, holiday greens overflow from the beautiful flower boxes which line the upper story windows and fill the flower pots that welcome guests through the front door.
Introduced 2015. Uses replacement bulb #99244. 6” x 5” x 5.75”
Sweet music fills the air in the marketplace when our musicians begin to play. A concertina, cello and violin make up the trio. From a time when the only music heard was in church or in the market square, and it was always performed by local musicians.
Introduced 2015. 3” x 2” x 2.75”
The male dancer is dressed in traditional lederhosen (German for leather britches), the attire worn by the working-class in Bavaria and Germany. Knee pants were made of leather because leather would withstand hard physical labor better than cloth. Today, lederhosen are worn for folk dancing. The female partner is dressed in a dirndl, the traditional dress of an Alpine peasant woman or girl. Consisting of a blouse, skirt and apron, the colors can indicate the section of the country where she is from. Wearing traditional Bavarian costumes, our couple are dancing to the music of the local market place musicians.
Introduced 2015. 2” x 1.5” x 2.75”
A trio of musicians in tradition German costumes add the background beat at Oktoberfest.
Coordinates with item #4044856 “The Black Forest Restaurant” Chow Town Restaurant Series.
Introduced 2015. 3.5” x 1.5” x 3.5”
The Bavarian region is known for so many iconic hand-crafted items, including music boxes. This highly detailed building reflects that craftsmanship in the sculpting details and angelic dimension figure found in the window.
“Music box business.” Coordinates with item #4036486 “A Little House Music” Introduced 2014.
Uses replacement bulb #99244. 4.5 x 4.25 x 7.5”
Back in the day when vinyl records were all the rage, this was the place to be! Go in and listen the new tunes!
Coordinates with item #4036499 “Swinging Downtown” Introduced 2014. Uses replacement bulb #99244. 3.75 x 4 x 8.75”
A true Mexican restaurant will have a local Mariachi band strolling and playing to get patrons to the spirit of the cuisine.
Coordinates with item #4036561 “La Fiesta Restaurante” Chow Town Restaurant Series. Introduced 2014 3 x 2.5 x 3.5”
These street musicians look to be having a jolly old time and would look great just outside one of the local pubs in London. They would play for pennies, or sometimes for a pint!
Coordinates with item #4030360 “The Six Jolly Fellowship Porters” Introduced 2013
2.875 x 2 x 2.5"
Lit with LED lights. Introduced 2013. Battery operated; uses 2 “C” batteries, not included. The lights were hung on the tree with care, by Snoopy himself. He and Woodstock gather around the tree for some holiday caroling. 5.31 x 2.91 x 4.72"
Coordinates with item #4020175 “Maxwell’s Blues Hall” Music in the City Series. Introduced 2011
Dressed to the nines, this couple looks forward to a special night on the town enjoying the local talent. 2.75”H x 1.25”W x 1.875”L
Coordinates with #805516 "Abel Beesley Butcher - Anniversary Edition" & #805517 "Golden Swan Baker - Anniversary Edition"
Groups like this could be found on many street corners singing carols and hymns. Introduced 2009
2.75 x 2 x 3"
Jim Shores Victorian collection sparkles with the warmth of rich colors topped with a subtle sugary finish. This beautifully crafted Angel shimmers with color and Jims signature combination of
quilt patterns and folk art motifs. Introduced 2015. 9.25”H
First in Hark! It’s Herald Series. Dated 1989. “Hark! It’s Herald, and he’s coming your way in a series of his very own! He’ll play a different musical instrument each year because he’s a talented little elf,
and he wants to spend every Christmas with you!” Includes original box. 2''