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Soprano cornet. Nominal pitch: E♭ / D.

Technical description: Brass. Tuning slide at mouthpipe controlled by screw adjuster, giving a maximum extension of 35mm. Bit for D. Fitting for music card holder on tapered peg, 4.3 - 3.0mm Valve type: 3 top-action rotary valves with cork buffers on rotor.

  • Date:
    Post 1869, probably c1875
  • Maker:
    Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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    Boston/Massachusetts/United States of America
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.232.11-4
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.11-4
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:334; bell 115.