Collection Items

  • 3D Object
    DCM 0001: Edward Hopkins, Jr. / Fife (Fragment) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Army Fife...formerly had a lead mouthpiece fitted on; the blow-pipe has been cut away, leaving the lead ring around body. Also had a silver ferrule with inscription, now lost. This fife was used in a Fife and Drum Corps in the war of 1861 by ? and by...
    • Contributor: Edward Hopkins, Jr.
    • Date: 1860
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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 0004: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute made to order for DCM. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets.; 67.9 cm., 76.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, Rockstro's model, open G#, post and rod. G-natural trill for RH 1st finger added by DCM. Mark Maximum: [crown] / RUDALL /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1896
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    DCM 0005: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute made to order for DCM. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 70.35 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, Rockstro F#, with Rockstro additions by DCM, open G#, post and rod. Mark Maximum: Rudall Carte & Cº/ 23 Berners Street, / Oxford Street, / London. / Rockstro's Model. //...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1898
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    DCM 0006: Rudall Carte & Co. / Alto Flute in G Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute made to order for DCM. See "Flute Misnomers" regarding Bass vs. Alto. Instrument type: Alto Flute in G Medium: Silver.; 85.95 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, with Rockstro F#, open G#, post and rod. Mark Maximum: Rudall Carte & Cº. / 23. Berners Street, / Oxford Street, /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1900
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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 0008: Dayton C. Miller / Flute in E-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute finished 14 Nov. 1901. Cost of material and special tools, $44. Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Silver.; 59.85 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, cylindrical, with Rockstro F# (sounding A), open G# (B), post and rod, with modern style key cups, on ribs. Mark Maximum: Made by /...
    • Contributor: Dayton C. Miller
    • Date: 1901
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    DCM 0009: R. Mould / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, ivory cap, silver keys and ferrules.; 66.45 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, originally pewter plug, tapered metal-lined holes, pin in block. Mark Maximum: R. MOULD / LONDON Mark Additional: Mark on upper, lower, and foot joints. Condition: Cover for cap now missing;...
    • Contributor: R. Mould
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    DCM 0010: [Major elements of this instrument were constructed by Dayton C. Miller] / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | This instrument is Miller's design for his personal studio use, tuned to a=435, according to DCM, although it comfortably plays at A=440 or higher. Miller constructed major portions of the keywork, and assembled the entire instrument. DCM ledger: "Began design Jan. 1902, finished June 23, 1905. Repadded by RC&C and...
    • Contributor: [Major Elements of This Instrument Were Constructed by Dayton C. Miller]
    • Date: 1902
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    DCM 0011: Claude Laurent / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | See "Flutes of Glass," by DCM, The Flutist, July 1925. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Green fluted glass, mother of pearl cap, glass cork, silver keys, ferrules and crutch.; 65.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, with Dorus G# and 5 finger rings for principal rank, post and rod...
    • Contributor: Claude Laurent
    • Date: 1844
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0012: Clair Godfroy, aîné / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules.; 65.35 cm. Key Holes System: Essentially the conical Boehm 1832 system, Dorus G#, post and rod, direct mount, roller for C. Mark Maximum: (portrait head) / CLAIR / Godfroy aîné / A PARIS (in oval cartouche) / CG (monogram)...
    • Contributor: Clair Godfroy, Aîné
    • Date: 1840
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    DCM 0013: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained brown, with bone ferrules, gold tassel.; 65.9 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes at foot. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Cracked almost entire length through tonehole rank; membrane missing. Provenance: A. P....
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0014: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 63.5 cm. Key Holes System: Carte's 1867 patent, cylindrical, variation of the simple system, open G#, incorporating Boehm full venting principles plus some fingering options similar to Boehm, such as: F available for RH 1st finger, and fully opened D2, but, thus requiring...
    • Contributor: Rudall Rose Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1867
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    DCM 0015: S. Koch / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony(?), nickel silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head, blocks, and toneholes.; 79.35 cm. Key Holes System: 12 keys, modern style key cups, pin in block. Originally all pewter plugs. Mark Maximum: S. KOCH / WIEN Mark Additional: Marked on barrel, upper and lower sections....
    • Contributor: S. Koch
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    DCM 0016: Anonymous, Chinese / T'ai P'ing Hsiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: T'ai P'ing Hsiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Bamboo stained brown, bone ferrules, blue tassel.; 52.15 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes at foot. Fipple located on back of instrument. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Ferrule missing at top,...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0017: Anonymous, Chinese / Haidi (Double Reed Shawm) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | With box of extra reeds (5) which may pertain to this instrument and/or DCM 1571. Instrument type: Haidi (Double Reed Shawm) Medium: Wood (red), brass bell and staple-pirouette.; 32 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: A. P. Miller, Oakland, California, ca. 1906. Nonprojected Graphic (Form)....
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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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 0019: Henry Hill; Monzani / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Extra head joint not scanned. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ferrules, and lined block.; 71.3 cm., 70.8 cm. Key Holes System: 11 keys, round, pin in block, silver-lined. All keys have 2 springs, one riveted to the key, and a reverse upward pressure spring screwed to...
    • Contributor: Henry Hill - Monzani
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    DCM 0020: Anonymous, possibly American / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass key.; 61.45 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: A. P. Miller, Oakland, California, 25 Dec. 1908(?). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Possibly American
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    DCM 0021: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute Head Joint Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute Head Joint Medium: 18 karat gold; 21.45 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Case: Case (23.7 cm.), lined with green satin, covered with brown morocco. Provenance: William R. Gibbs, Boston, 11 Jan. 1908. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1900
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    DCM 0022: Rudall & Rose / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "At one time had 11 keys; an extra lever for B-flat has been removed." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver cap, lip plate ferrule, keys and ferrules, pewter plug with metal-lined D#.; 59.7 cm., 73.9 cm. Key Holes System: 6 or 10 keys, round key flaps,...
    • Contributor: Rudall & Rose
    • Date: 1832
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    DCM 0023: Anonymous, possibly French / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver with some nickel silver replacements or additions, metal-lined head.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: Early Boehm system, conical bore, Dorus G#, with Briccialdi thumb lever added later. Roller for C. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Head joint, upper section, cracked. Provenance: Charles...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Possibly French
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    DCM 0024: Boehm & Mendler / Alto Flute in G (Incomplete) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument was never completed, having no keywork. See "Flute Misnomers" regarding Bass vs. Alto. Instrument type: Alto Flute in G (Incomplete) Medium: Boxwood, thinned, 2 brass ferrules.; 87 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, 13 integral raised toneholes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Crack at D# hole, foot joint. Provenance:...
    • Contributor: Boehm & Mendler
    • Date: 1862
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    DCM 0025: Alfred G. Badger / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Experimental Flute?... Badger's regular work on body and head....No clue whatever, as to the 'System.'" By 'Badger's regular work on body,' Miller refers to the maker's normal foot joint design plus his usual key cup design applied to the middle joint despite its bizarre fingering scheme. This apparently...
    • Contributor: Alfred G. Badger
    • Date: 1865
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    DCM 0026: Rudall & Rose / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Apparently half an inch has been cut off from barrel joint to sharpen pitch." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory ring at embouchure, silver keys, adjustment shaft and ferrules, pewter plugs, metal-lined head.; 63.8 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, 6 saltspoon and 2 pewter plugs...
    • Contributor: Rudall & Rose
    • Date: 1824