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E♭ piccolo.

Technical description: cocus; 2 sections; german silver key; 3 german silver ferrules; no cap; slightly oval embouchure-hole; finger-holes almost equally-sized; linear design.; Nominal pitch: D♭.; Type or system: 1 key.; Keyhead type: cup.; Keymount type: rod/pillar, with leaf spring.; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|444|Hz.; Performance characteristics: range D₄|-|B♭₆ (sounding E♭₅|-|C♭₈); speaks easily throughout range.

  • Date:
    Late 19th or early 20th century
  • Maker:
    Roger J. Ward [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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  • Place of production:
    Probably England or France.
  • 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: 300.; Sounding length: 250.; Bore: conical.