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Beater, timpani; one only.

Technical description: Probably one of a pair. The soft felt head is a separate ring of material fixed on a threaded horn arbor with a circular 'nut' of horn to hold the felt in place. This is mounted on a cane shaft with a 12mm diameter knob on the end of it. This construction may have been intended to allow the performer to replace the felt head with one of a different hardness or weight but not during performance). Total mass 23g; head mass 15g (65%).

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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:length 350; head diameter 45.