Valved horn. Nominal pitch: F.
Technical description: Fixed mouthpipe. On this type of instrument, pitch change from F to E♭ is possible using a longer tuning-slide in cor solo style. Metal construction: yellow brass; gusseted bell, seamed main segments, seamless valve tubing and mouthpipe; german silver garland (width 24), ferrules, valve trim and hand guard. Valve type: 3 rotary valves of standard pattern though with caps on underside of instrument and lever linkages on upper side (reverse of modern design). Clocksprings. Cork buffers mounted on rotors; fixed pins on valves casing. Repair History: Several small patches; bell much repaired.
2nd half 19th century
University of Edinburgh
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- Place of production:
North Europe: German or possibly Austrian.
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.232.12-4 Valve horns with narrow bore, with long air column (more than 2 m) and with crooks
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.12-4 Valve horns with narrow bore, with long air column (more than 2 m) and with crooks
- Repository:University of Edinburgh
- Measurements:Corpus diameter 310; bell diameter 286.
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/16368