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French flageolet.

Technical description: cocus; 4 sections; german silver keys; [5] german silver ferrules; bone mouthpiece; 4 finger-holes, 2 thumb-holes; left thumb-hole has a german silver bush; two-part wind-cap; lip is slanted, giving the window an irregular shape.; Nominal pitch: A.; Type or system: 7 keys.; Keyhead type: cup.; Keymount type: rod/pillar, with leaf springs; german silver saddles for trill keys.; L0: @I{T.L1: @I{T; speaker key.L2: @I{T; F.L4: @I{B♭.R0: @I{T; [D?].R1: @I{T; trill keys (2).R2: @I{T; C.R4: @I{(bell).; Performance characteristics: not playable in present condition; [lowest note (all holes covered) sounds A₅].

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  • Inscriptions:No inscriptions.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.12
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 340.; Sounding length: 164.; Bore: