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Contrabass valve trombone. Nominal pitch: 18-ft B♭.

Technical description: brass, with upright bell detachable by screwed joint; water-key on main tuning-slide. Valve type: 4 rotary valves in line; cork buffers on rotor arms.

  • Date:
    Mid 20th Century
  • Maker:
    Rampone & Cazzani
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.233.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.233.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:c918; bell 262.