Flute. Nominal pitch: C.
Technical description: Cocus; 3sections (body in one piece); german silver keys; 4 narrow german silver ferrules; screw-stopper with metal tip; oval embouchure-hole; medium-sized finger-holes; upper tenon metal, lower tenon metal-tipped; cork-lapped tenons; metal-lined sockets; modern-style foot mechanism arrangement; although adjacent to R3, the small F♯ vent key introduced by Tulou to sharpen F♯ should be played with R4, as specified in his tutor (Tulou ed. Boland/Cannon 1835/53/1995, p.32). L0: B♭. L1: T. L2: T. L3: T; alt C. L4: G♯; longF. R0:, R1: T; C; Dtrill. R2: T; Etrill. R3: T; crossF. R4: D♯; lowC♯; low C roller; F♯ vent. Keymount type: rod/pillar; needle springs for all except L0key (leaf). Keyhead type: cylinder cup. Repair History: One head crack filled.
Late 19th to early 20th century
Jérome Thibouville-Lamy [Corporation]
University of Edinburgh
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
- Repository:University of Edinburgh
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/16876