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This instrument is associated with the Royal Military School of Music. It is an upright-bell euphonium made entirely of brass, with a wide and conical bore, and four piston valves that make a four-valve compensating system (i.e. each of the main valves have two windway loops and the fourth valve brings its loop into the windway by passing through the three other valves; when used in combination, the main valves use the shorter loops for the windway). There are two water-keys: one on the first valve tuning slide, and the second on the main tuning slide. There is a fake bow tube just behind the pistons for the player's grip. The second valve tuning slides has a pull ring. Nominal pitch: B-flat.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped: Solbron Class A / RMSM 1 No.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Height: 600mm; Bell diameter: 250mm