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Euphonium. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. The normal British 5-valve tuning arrangement, the 4th valve lowers by 5 semitones, the 5th valve by 1 semitone.Water-keys on main tuning-slide and 1st valve tuning-slide. Screw for music card-holder. Valve type: 5 Périnet valves. Repair History: The instrument has been patched.

  • Date:
    Probably 1899
  • Maker:
    Besson & Co [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.231.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:640; bell 272.