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Double-belled euphonium. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Both large and small bells detachable and rotatable with ligature fixing, angled at nearly 90° from upwards. Water-keys on 3rd valve tuning-slide, main tubing at outlet of 4th valve, and both main tuning-slides. Complete with music card holder. 2 loops for sling. Valve type: 4 Périnet valves, 5th valve Périnet-type; bottom sprung, with ports flattened to reduce required travel; alignment by slot at top of piston engaging round pin fixed on inner cap, this cap being aligned by a key on rim of cap fitting into a slot at top of casing bore.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2+423.233.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:810; bells 159 and 279.