Photo by Dominic Ibbotson © The University of Edinburgh
Probably mid 20th century
Technical description: Wooden swung frame with lead weights embedded and with two tongues; two cogs fixed to handle.
General usage of type: Used as a football rattle or bird scarer. Also Trap drummer's effects and for modern orchestral use.
r.|parks, aug-sep 1998; a.|myers; c.|overton, 11.7.98.
Trumpet or soprano cornet. Nominal pitch: E♭.
Sonorophone. Nominal pitch: C / B♭.
Bassoon. Nominal pitch: C.