Nominal pitch: G (three-finger tonic). Type or system: 1 key. Technical description: boxwood; 4|sections; silver key (D♯); 4|ivory ferrules; ivory mouthpiece (screws into wind-cap) and studs between finger-holes; 7|finger-holes plus thumb-hole; ebony plug in top finger-hole; two-part wind-cap. Keyhead type: flat octagonal. Keymount type: ring. Performance characteristics: based on a scale of G (three-finger tonic); lowest six-finger note sounds D₅; seven-finger note (covering all holes) sounds C♯₅; plays extremely quietly with a stifled sound; not enough notes speak sufficiently in present condition to calculate a usable pitch value.
Willis & Goodlad
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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- Place of production:
London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
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- Inscriptions:Stamped with a lyre and "WILLIS & GOODLAD / 5 VILLIERS ST. / STRAND / LONDON".
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
- Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
- Measurements:Overall size: 425. Sounding length: 272.