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Cornet. Nominal pitch: B♭ etc.

Technical description: Brass. 'Koenig' wide-bore model. Two main tuning-slides. Leadpipe enters 3rd valve casing at 15° right of front; 3rd valve loop leaves from left and returns to 15° left of front; bellpipe exits 1st valve casing at the left. No water-key. With shank for B♭. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, top-sprung with spring inside hollow stem; alignment by three unequal lugs on spring plate.

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    Courtois, Antoine
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.232.11-4
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.11-4
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:310; bell 126.