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Tuba. Nominal pitch: C / B♭.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Extension piece for main tuning-slide to put instrument in B♭; extension piece for 3rd valve tuning-slide to give 'doigté ministériel' tuning. L1: 4th valve: perfect 4th. L2: 5th valve: semitone. L3: 6th valve: perfect 5th. R1: 1st valve: two semitones. R2: 2nd valve: semitone. R3: 3rd valve: minor 3rd, with extension piece for major 3rd. Valve type: 6 Périnet valves in two groups of three.

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    Post 1882, probably early 20th century
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.231.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:612; bell 266.