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Tenor ventil horn. Nominal pitch: E♭.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Circular wrap with bell directed upwards. 2 water-keys, on tuning-slide and on main tube after third valve. Screw for music card-holder. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, bottom-sprung; alignment by key on piston. Repair History: Legs of main tuning-slide extended and spacers added to valve tuning-slides to lower from Old Philharmonic pitch.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.2 Valve horns with wider bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:385; bell 183.