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Serpent. Nominal pitch: 8-ft C.

Technical description: Copper with brass stays, mounts, keys and crook; left-handed tube layout; 6 finger-holes; keys for R4, L4, L0, L0, arranged for left hand held under tube. Keyhead type: flat round.

  • Date:
    Circa 1815
  • Maker:
    Taylor, Joseph [Person]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    Glasgow/Glasgow City/Scotland
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.213-71
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.213-71
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:680