Cornet. Nominal pitch: B♭ etc.
Technical description: Brass with german silver touchpieces. 'Modèle français', with the valves positioned to the left of both mouthpipe and bellpipe. Leadpipe enters 3rd valve casing at the front; 3rd valve loop leaves from left and returns to left; bellpipe exits 1st valve casing at the back. With single water-key. With shanks for B♭ and A, crooks for A♭ and G, all brass. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, top-sprung with spring inside hollow stem; alignment by screwed pin through slots in stem, this pin also serving to locate fixed end of spring.
1849-57, probably c1851
University of Edinburgh
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.232.11-4 Valve horns with narrow bore, with short air column (less than 2 m) and with crooks
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.11-4 Valve horns with narrow bore, with short air column (less than 2 m) and with crooks
- Repository:University of Edinburgh
- Measurements:296; bell 126.
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/15609