Piccolo in E-flat (D-flat)
Side-blown piccolo flute made of rosewood in two sections (head and body) with brass ferrules. It has one broken brass key mounted on a raised ring, with flat brass spring attached to key touch. The cover is missing, but it was probably flat and round. It has an oval embouchure hole and a larger fifth fingerhole. The tenon joint is wrapped with thread. Nominal pitch: D-flat.
first half of 19th century
Museum of Army Music
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
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- Decorative elements:Brass ferrules with single engraved lines on both edges.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
- Repository:Museum of Army Music
- Measurements:Length: 297mm; Diameter: 25mm