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Bombardon, Nominal pitch: E♭

Technical description: Brass. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves. Repair History: Legs of main tuning-slide lengthened to lower from Old Philharmonic pitch. Restored by the students of Musical Instrument Technology, Stevenson College, Edinburgh, 1986-7, valve touchpieces replaced.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:850; bell 320.