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Tuba. Nominal pitch: F.

Technical description: Brass. Valve type: 4 rotary valves. Repair History: The instrument appears to have been shortened from E♭ at high pitch to F at low pitch: the mouthpiece receiver was evidently previously nearer the bell; the mouthpipe now prevents the 4th valve tuning-slide from being removed.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:960; bell 322.