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Schreyerpfeife; rauschpfeife; shawm

Rauschpfeife (shawm with wind-cap). An encapsulated double reed instrument with a wide, expanding bore. The reed is enclosed in a wooden wind-cap. Made of rosewood with ivory mounts. The instrument has seven fingerholes and one thumbhole; an earlier, lower thumbhole has been plugged. Two joints: body and bell. Unstamped.

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  • Maker:
    Dolmetsch, Arnold Eugène [Person]
  • Collection:
    Horniman Museum and Gardens
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  • Place of production:
    Haslemere (Timezone: Europe/London)
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:422.112-5-7
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  • Materials:reed, ivory, rosewood
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112-5-7
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 605 x 70 mm