Collection Items

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    DCM 0002: Anonymous / Piccolo in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "This piccolo was used by D.C.M. in the 'Schubert Orchestra' (Chamberlains, Berea), from 1880 to 1886. In concerts, etc. Purchased for H.P. [high pitch], seems to be D-flat L.P. [low pitch]." Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, ivory head joint with metal tuning slide, nickel silver cap,...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0007: Anonymous / Transverse Flute Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Transverse Flute Medium: Cane.; 33.8 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Philippine Village, Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York, 12 Sept. 1901. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
    • Date: 1900
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    DCM 0018: Anonymous / End-Blown Flute Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: End-Blown Flute Medium: Bamboo.; 24.7 cm. Key Holes System: 1/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Two cracks running full length through fingerhole rank. Provenance: F. H. Herrick, Olympia, Greece, 12 May 1904. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
    • Date: 1904
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    DCM 0027: Anonymous / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The foot joint, if totally original, is unusual in that the socket is typically cut away as if to receive an ornate ferrule of another material. However, the ornate ferrule which surrounds it is of ivory and appearing at first glance to be all one piece. This construction is quite...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0028: Anonymous / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | According to Seyfrit, v. 1: "Foot section not original." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver key, ivory tuning shaft and elaborately turned cap.; 60.9 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Major cracks in head joint, crack in foot...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0032: Anonymous / Panpipes Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Panpipes Medium: Bamboo, lashed with cord.; 14.5 - 6.4 x 29 cm. (longest - shortest x length) Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Some pipes cracked. Provenance: Estate of Joseph Fischer, Cleveland, Ohio, 2 Mar. 1913. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0035: Anonymous / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus(?), nickel silver cap, ferrules.; 66.6 cm. Key Holes System: 13 keys (extra C), post and rod. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Head joint, both sections, cracked. Provenance: Estate of Joseph Fischer, Cleveland, Ohio, 2 Mar. 1913. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0036: Anonymous / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Received by DCM with "experimental flaring bell of brass on lower end." In fact, the 'bell' is a late 19c or early 20c cornet mute which had been jammed over the end of the foot joint. The small (tapered) end of the mute was likely shortened to a larger inner...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0040: Anonymous / Walking Stick Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Boxwood Flute (once stained [varnished?], mostly removed)." Head joint has some unknown chemical which was spilled on it, the same color as the original stain or varnish. Unusual instrument in that walking stick woodwinds make some attempt to camouflage keywork. This instrument is obviously from a professional woodwind...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0046: Anonymous / English Flageolet Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Upper section of sponge chamber, ivory mouthpiece and ivory ferrule replicated by DCM. Instrument type: English Flageolet Medium: Boxwood, ivory mouthpiece, finger studs and ferrules, silver keys.; 39.8 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes plus 3 keys, square flap, pin in block, for D#, long F and high C. Mark...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0047: Anonymous / English Double Flageolet Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: English Double Flageolet Medium: Boxwood, ivory mouthpiece, finger studs and ferrules, brass keys.; 39.3 cm. Key Holes System: Left pipe: 0/7 holes plus 3 keys, one mounted on the fipple stock section in addition to its cut-off key (for the RH 1st finger); right pipe: 0/5 holes plus...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0056: Anonymous / Piccolo in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Wood, dark, and lacquered, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 30.3 cm. Key Holes System: Simple system, 6 keyed (or 12 keyed; the principal rank fingerholes covered with keys), post and rod with modern style key cups. Mark Maximum: No mark. Case: Original or period...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0063: Anonymous / Transverse Flute Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: [made in] "South Sea Islands?" Instrument type: Transverse Flute Medium: Heavy bamboo, wrapped with wire in 2 places, top closed with natural septum.; 51.9 cm Key Holes System: 0/8 holes plus 2 plugged holes below last hole. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Pierce's Old Book and Curio Shop,...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0069: Anonymous / Piccolo in D-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Bottom ferrule and cap also nickel-plated sheet metal over wood. Instrument type: Piccolo in D-flat Medium: Unidentified wood, completely veneered with nickel-plated copper or brass.; 31.2 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, post and rod with modern style key cups. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: California Loan Co., Oakland, California,...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0072: Anonymous / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Crack in head joint barrel covered with (possibly repair attempt) a nickel silver decorative sleeve containing 23 facets. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, ferrules, and lined sockets and tenons.; 66.2 cm Key Holes System: 10 keys, to low C, including high D trill and F#...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0080: Anonymous / Piccolo in D-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Unusually large, concert flute size embouchure plate. Instrument type: Piccolo in D-flat Medium: Nickel silver.; 29.1 cm. Key Holes System: Simple system, 6 keys, post and rod on ribs, modern style key cups. Principal fingerhole rank applied as a continuous rib. Mark Additional: No mark. Provenance: Carl (Max) Fischer, New...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0082: Anonymous / Piccolo in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver key and ferrules.; 31.4 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, post and rod. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Pawn shop, Cleveland, Ohio, 14 Nov. 1917. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0083: Anonymous / Fife in A-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Fife in A-flat Medium: Nickel-plated brass tube and cap.; 41.2 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Pawn shop, Chicago, 29 Nov. 1917. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0095: Anonymous / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 71.2 cm. Key Holes System: 19 keys, (13 keys plus the 6 holes of the principal rank covered with keywork), post and rod, with modern style key cups. Foot to B, with rollers for low C#, C. Mark...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0100: Anonymous / Zummara (Double Pipe, Single Idioglottal Reeds) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Zummara (Double Pipe, Single Idioglottal Reeds) Medium: Two bamboo pipes bound with thread and decorative braided brass wire (over an inner steel wire) snake.; 34 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes (each pipe). Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: James S. Gibson, Boston, 23 Dec. 1918. Nonprojected Graphic (Form)....
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0102: Anonymous / Suling (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Suling (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Bamboo.; 54.1 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Missing its bamboo duct ring. Provenance: James S. Gibson, Boston, 23 Dec. 1918. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0105: Anonymous / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone, possibly from large bird, stained purple with thong loop.; 14.9 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Traveling salesman, Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 1919. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0106: Anonymous / Whistle (Duct) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Whistle (Duct) Medium: Terracotta.; 10 cm. Key Holes System: 2 fingerholes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Left ear and left rear leg broken off and missing. Provenance: Traveling salesman, Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 1919. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0114: Anonymous / Kaval (End-blown Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Kaval (End-blown Flute) Medium: Unidentified wood, possibly mahogany, bone ferrules. Bird's eye d├ęcor and some turned lines are black-filled; others are filled with brown paint or ink.; 84 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes plus an upper venthole on bottom joint, and halfway down the tube, 3 more...
    • Contributor: Anonymous
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    DCM 0128: Anonymous / Picco Pipe Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Picco Pipe Medium: Cocus, nickel silver knurled ferrule.; 9.4 cm. Key Holes System: 1/2 holes. Mark Maximum: IMPROVED / LONDON Mark Additional: Holes marked with letters (D, A, G) and numbers (0, 1, 2) Provenance: Arthur Brooke, Boston, 8 July 1920. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous