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E♭ piccolo.

Technical description: boxwood; 2 sections; brass key; no additional ferrules; fixed wooden cap; circular embouchure-hole.; Nominal pitch: D♭.; Type or system: 1 key.; Keyhead type: flat round.; Keymount type: ring.; ; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|439|Hz.; Performance characteristics: range D₄|-|A₆ (sounding E♭₅|-|B♭₇); in present condition speaks with difficulty below G₄ (sounding A♭₅) and above F♯₆ (sounding G₇).

  • Date:
    Early 19th century
  • Maker:
    Roger J. Ward [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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  • Place of production:
    Probably England.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.121.12
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  • Inscriptions:No inscriptions.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 303.; Sounding length: 256.; Bore: conical.