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Euphonium. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Brass with german silver garland, bow guards, outer tuning-slides and some ferrules. Oval wrap. Water-key on main tuning-slide with long connecting rod to enable it to be actuated by a button near the mouthpipe. Valve type: 4 rotary valves, 'Waltzenventile' mechanism with screw spring tension adjusters. Repair History: The bit provided to lower pitch; spacers inserted in some of the valve tuning-slide legs to limit travel.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:785; bell 232.