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C piccolo.

Technical description: stained boxwood; 3 sections (lower body and foot in one piece); brass keys; 3 ivory ferrules [plus cap]; circular embouchure-hole.; Nominal pitch: B?.; Type or system: 4 keys.; Keyhead type: flat square, notched and chamfered.; Keymount type: ring/knob.; ; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|441|Hz.; Performance characteristics: range D₄|-|G₆ (sounding C₅|-|F₇); lowest note does not speak in present condition.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped "TOWNSEND / DEANSGATE / MANCHESTER".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 346 (not including 1mm open space at joint).; Sounding length: 295 (as above).; Bore: conical.