Double flageolet. Nominal pitch: [G (three-finger tonic)].
Technical description: Boxwood one-piece body [with wind-cap]; silver keys and cutter; ivory studs and sole; two parallel bores in body extending to foot; the ivory sole (foot ferrule), diameter 46mm, with single hole in end, diameter 13mm, screws on; the upper bore, slightly to the player's right, has all 7 finger-holes (the top one containing an ebony plug and that forR4 doubled) plus left thumb-hole; the lower bore, slightly to the player's left, has all four key-holes plus right thumb-hole, and a twinned vent-hole 40mm from end matching the twinned finger-holes for R4; obliquely cut left thumb-hole; the cutter is actuated by a wire running through the whole length of the lower bore; a wooden piston in a central bore in the upper end cuts off the air supply to the lower bore through a hole in the lower block. L0: T. L1: T. L2: T. L3: T. L4: B; F[♯]. R0: A; G; T. R1: T. R2: T. R3: T. R4: TT; cutter. Keymount type: ring/knob. Keyhead type: square.
After 1806, probably c1810
Scott, Thomas [Person]
University of Edinburgh
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- 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
- Measurements:326 (without wind-cap and mouthpiece).
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/14813