Double flageolet. Nominal pitch: [E♭ (three-finger tonic)].
Technical description: Boxwood; 6 sections, including extension to low B on right-hand pipe; silver keys and 2 cutters; ivory ferrules and mouthpiece; left-hand pipe has 7 finger-holes (top one containing ebony plug, lowest hole giving C when covered), and keys for D, B♭, G♯, F and D♯; right-hand pipe has 4 finger-holes (top one containing ebony plug), and keys for C (thumb), B, G♯, F, D♯ and low B; high C key on head section above LH pipe, played by L1; three-part wind-cap. Keymount type: ring/knob. Keyhead type: flat square and octagonal, notched and chamfered (low B key is open-standing). Repair History: Crack glued.
University of Edinburgh
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Dublin/Republic of Ireland
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.222.12 Sets of open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.222.12 Sets of open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
- Repository:University of Edinburgh
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/15416