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Oboe. Nominal pitch: C.

Technical description: African blackwood with possibly german silver keys and ferrules. Reed well is lined with ivory coloured plastic. Simple octave keys. The lowB and E♭-alt keys and the B and C keys are all levers. L0: 8.1. L1: PP; 8.2. L2: T. L3: T. L4: G♯; lowB; E♭-alt. R0: sup. R1: T; B♭; C. R2: R. R3: R; F. R4: lowC; C♯; E♭.

  • Date:
    Circa 1955Serial Number: 5961.
  • Maker:
    Sheppard, Leslie
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:422.112
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:564