3D Object  |  Photos, Prints, Drawings DCM 0630: Anonymous, Arabic(?) / End-blown Flute

Format 3D Object
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Anonymous, Arabic
Language English
Subjects End Blown Flute
Physical Objects
DCM 0630: Anonymous, Arabic(?) / End-blown Flute
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Anonymous, Arabic(?)
Physical Objects
-  At each end of the closely spaced septa, there is turned or hand-filed an approximately 5 mm. wide channel which is then decorated with a winding of silver or metal wire. The upper end likely had either an added length of integral bamboo material or another material carved to have a continuous bevel to function as the edge.
-  Instrument type: End-blown Flute
-  Medium: Bamboo, brass ferrules, silver or other unidentified metal wire.; 78.2 cm.
-  Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole.
-  Mark Maximum: No mark.
-  Condition: The decorative wire windings are missing from the upper 3 septum areas described above although some or all of that wire material was placed inside the bore of the instrument. Originally in one piece, this instrument was cut in two at the 3rd septum from the top to fit into a trunk.
-  Provenance: André Rossignol, Paris, 28 July 1926.
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1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
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Four full-size drawings of flutes DCM 0507, DCM 0615, DCM 0916, and DCM 1125 by Jean-François Beaudin, Québec, Canada. 2003. Please make written requests for permission for other uses to:

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