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Sonorophone. Nominal pitch: C / B♭.

Technical description: Brass. Bell directed forwards and slightly upwards. The mouthpipe terminates in a ligature fitting which could either be for a tuning shank or for mouthpiece with a parallel shank. Long main tuning-slide, probably longer of alternatives for C and B♭. Valve type: 3 rotary valves, with ratchet and pawl adjusters for clock springs.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.2 Valve horns with wider bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:532 perpendicular to bell; corpus diameter 330; bell 188 - 191.