Flute. Nominal pitch: C.
Technical description: Cocus body; ivory head; 4sections (lower body and foot in one piece); german silver keys; 6german silver ferrules, including heavy conical foot ferrule; metal-lined head; [screw-stopper]; metal tuning-slide; rectangular-oval embouchure-hole; cork-lapped tenons; adjacent lowC/C♯ touches. The overall design suggests that this may be a German or Austrian instrument. L0: B♭. L1: T. L2: T. L3: T. L4: G♯; longF; lowB. R0:, R1: T; alt B♭; C; Dtrill; Etrill. R2: T. R3: T; crossF. R4: D♯; lowC♯; lowC. Keymount type: rod/pillar, with leaf springs. Keyhead type: shallow cup.
Mid to late 19thcentury
University of Edinburgh
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- Place of production:
France, Germany or Austria
- 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
- Measurements:692 (without cap).
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/16608