Flute. Nominal pitch: C.
Technical description: Blackwood; 4 sections (lower body and foot in one piece); silver keys; 6 silver ferrules; metal-lined head; long brass tuning-slide with silver cover; long screw-stopper with metal-faced cork; slightly squared circular embouchure-hole; medium and small finger-holes; adjacent low C/C♯ touches; cork pads. L0: B♭; alt G♯. L1: T. L2: T. L3: T. L4: G♯; long F; low B. R1: T; C; E trill; dup B♭. R2: T. R3: T; cross F. R4: D♯; low C♯; low C. Keymount type: knob, with metal-lined channels. Keyhead type: clamshell saltspoon with metal-lined key-holes; pewter plugs beneath clamshell covers for low B/C/C♯. Repair History: The head and dupB♭ key are replacements by Robert Bigio, completed 2006.
1821-1878 (probably the earlier part of this period)
Ziegler, J. [Person]
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/16503