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French flageolet.

Technical description: rosewood; 4 sections; ivory mouthpiece; 5 ivory ferrules; silver keys; 4 finger-holes, 2 thumb-holes; two-part wind-cap.; Nominal pitch: A.; Type or system: 4 keys.; Keyhead type: domed cup keyheads with slim keyshanks.; Keymount type: rod/pillar on silver plates set into wood; leaf springs.; L0: @I{T.L1: @I{T.L2: @I{T; F.L4: @I{B♭. R0: @I{T; D♯. R1: @I{T; trill key.R2: @I{T.R4: @I{(bell).; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|445|Hz.; Performance characteristics: lowest note (all holes covered) sounds A₅; the upper register is considerably flatter than the lower register; the usable pitch given above is an average.

  • Date:
    Circa 1827-c|1831 (Giannini 1993, p.92 and p.95)
  • Maker:
    F.E.|Godfroy aîné.
  • Collection:
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.221.12
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  • Inscriptions:Stamped with monogram "FE" and "GODFROY, / AINÉ" (in oval outline) and a star.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.12
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 351.; Sounding length: 170.; Bore: