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Ophicleide. Nominal pitch: 8-ft C.

Technical description: Brass. L0: D. L1: B. L2: C♯. L3: E♭. R0: E. R1: B♭. R2: A. R3: G♯ overlapping G. R4: F♯ probably overlapping F. Keyhead type: Cup keys for stuffed pads.

  • Date:
    Circa 1855
  • Maker:
    attributed to Glen, Edinburgh
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    France (?)
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.213-71
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.213-71
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:1093; bell 217.