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Euphonium. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. 'Dictor' system: 3rd valve compensating with respect to 4th only, 3rd valve lowers by 3 semitones without 4th valve and by 4 semitones with 4th valve. As inscription implies, D₂ is fingered 412, C♯₂ is fingered 43. 2 water-keys. Fitting for music card-holder. Valve type: 4 Périnet-type valves. Repair History: Tuning-slide restored by Nicholas Perry - 22.11.87, previous lengthening for use at a lower pitch removed.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:620; bell 267.