Technical description: Brass. With alternative middle sections for E♭ and D; ligature joints at each end of middle section. Valves in first section. The bore profile is effectively that of a soprano cornet. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves; bottom sprung.
Specific usage history: Used until 1980 for annual New Year performances of `Messiah' in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh.
Arnold Myers, 1993; L. Haigh; R. Parks, 7.3.92, 21.11.98.
length 950 with E♭ section; additional length for D section 57; bell 117.