Double flageolet. Nominal pitch: E♭ or E (three-finger tonic).
Place MadeUnited Kingdom; Europe; London; England
DescriptionTechnical description: Boxwood; [originally 6 sections, including extension to low B on right-hand pipe]; silver keys and 2 cutters; ivory ferrules and studs; left-hand pipe has 6 finger-holes (top one containing ebony plug), and keys for E, D, F, D♯ and C♯; right-hand pipe has 4 finger-holes, and keys for C (thumb, with ebony plug in key-hole), B, F, low B and low C; high D (`new') key and high C key on head section, played by L0 and L1 respectively; [two-part wind-cap]. Keymount type: ring/knob. Keyhead type: 10 flat octagonal; 2 flat round, open-standing (for C♯ and low B). Repair History: Reinforcing band of brass around head section to prevent cracking, probably a later addition and possibly covering a word of the inscription.
Notesa.|myers, 19.11.94; e.|smith, 2010.
Measurements391 (without extension, wind-cap and mouthpiece).
ProvenanceFormerly stock of J.|&|R.|Glen.; Purchased in 1983.
CollectionMIMEd; MIMEd; Glen Collection