Showing results

Hide images

Flugel horn. Nominal pitch: 4½-ftB♭.

Technical description: Brass; 3-valve compensating system: 3rd valve brings loop into windway which passes through 1st and 2nd valves, these have short additional loops which are brought into the windway when used in combination with the third valve. Ligature tuning-slide at mouthpipe; fitting for music card holder. Valve type: 3 Périnet-type valves, bottom sprung; alignment by key on pistons; silver-plated pistons. Repair History: Lacquered; the tuning-shank probably a replacement.

  • Date:
  • Maker:
    Boosey & Co
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
  • Inventory number:
  • Place of production:
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.231.11
  • Culture:
  • Period:
  • Materials:
  • Specific materials/techniques:
  • Decorative elements:
  • Inscriptions:
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.11
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:434; bell 154.