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E♭ piccolo.

Technical description: cocus; 3 sections; german silver keys; 4 german silver ferrules; metal-lined head; tuning-slide; screw-stopper; irregular circular embouchure-hole; small finger-holes.; Nominal pitch: D♭.; Type or system: 4 keys.; Keyhead type: saltspoon.; Keymount type: knob.; ; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|439|Hz.; Performance characteristics: [original range D₄|-|A₆ (sounding E♭₅|-|B♭₇)]; speaks only in middle register in present condition.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped with a crown and "IMPROVED / PATENT / LONDON / E?".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 292.; Sounding length: 242.; Bore: conical.