Serpentcleide. Nominal pitch: 8-ft C.
Technical description: Wood covered with varnished copper foil, with plain brass garland and brass crook; crook receiver ferrule brass with scalloped edge. The saddle for the F♯ key for R4 (its key-hole at mid-point of the bow) is mounted on a plate spanning descending and ascending tubes between the F and G key holes; no overlapping key touchpieces for right hand keys. Standard 11-key model with 12th key for L0 high on descending tube, apparently a key for B₂ with half the effective tube length of the usual L1 fingering for this note. R0: Keymount type: brass saddles. Keyhead type: flat, round.
probably Thomas Glen, Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.213-71 Labrosones with fingerholes and with keys, with (wider) conical bore
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.213-71 Labrosones with fingerholes and with keys, with (wider) conical bore
- Repository:University of Edinburgh
- Measurements:1065; bell 190 - 193.
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/16356