Format 3D Object
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Matthias Barr
Dates 1875 to 1918
Location London
Language English
Subjects Physical Objects
Pipe (Merliton?)
Title
DCM 1358: Matthias Barr / Pipe (Merliton?)
Description
Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Eunuch Flute." Instrument type: Pipe (Merliton?) Medium: Rosewood(?).; 13.1 cm. Key Holes System: Body section has 4 lateral holes, 3 of the same size (fingerholes?) plus a fourth of nearly double size, terminating in a steeply tapered tenon which fits into a capped bell section perforated at the end with 5 not symetrically placed holes, one center, and 4 around the circumference. If this is meant to be a eunuch flute, meaning a Merliton requiring a membrane-covered hole, it is not clear which hole that would be. Mark Maximum: ZA-ZAH / REGISTERED / M. BARR / LONDON Provenance: W. Howard Head, London, 30 July 1938. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
Contributor Names
Matthias Barr
Created / Published
London, 1875-1918
Subject Headings
-  Pipe (Merliton?)
-  Physical Objects
Genre
Physical Objects
Notes
-  Key Holes System: Body section has 4 lateral holes, 3 of the same size (fingerholes?) plus a fourth of nearly double size, terminating in a steeply tapered tenon which fits into a capped bell section perforated at the end with 5 not symetrically placed holes, one center, and 4 around the circumference. If this is meant to be a eunuch flute, meaning a Merliton requiring a membrane-covered hole, it is not clear which hole that would be.
-  Physical Description: 2 sections.
-  Mark Maximum: ZA-ZAH / REGISTERED / M. BARR / LONDON
-  DCM ledger: "Eunuch Flute."
-  Provenance: W. Howard Head, London, 30 July 1938.
Medium
Rosewood(?).; 13.1 cm.
Form
nonprojected graphic
photonegative
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Source Collection
Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection
Repository
Music Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/dcmflute.1358
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.music.dcmflute.1358/mets.xml
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