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Hunting horn. Nominal pitch: 2¼-ft B♭.

Technical description: Hand beaten copper conical-bore horn curved to a quadrant; the metal is very thin; with brass mounts and fixed mouthpiece of brass; external diameter 24.0; flat rim contour; maximum bite curvature 1.75; cup diameter 15.5; deep intermediate cup shape with sharp-edged throat; cup depth 16.5; bore minimum diameter 4.8.

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    (19th Century)
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    University of Edinburgh
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    England (?)
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.121.22
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:532; bell 89.