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3D Object Recorder in High D (Sixth Flute), DCM 1257

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Title

  • Recorder in High D (Sixth Flute), DCM 1257

Names

  • Beukers

Headings

  • -  Flute--Specimens

Genre

  • flutes

Notes

  • -  Foot joint lower end of bore has a pair of channels carved about 180 degrees apart and to a depth of about 8 millimeters (along inside bore), purpose uncertain. However, this may have been a means of mounting the joint between lathe centers, one of which may have had shallow wings to ensure motion to withstand the forces exerted by the ornamental turning attachments.
  • -  Instrument type: Recorder in High D (Sixth Flute)
  • -  Materials: 3 joints, the head and foot joints are elaborately decorated with fluting and ornamental lathe turning décor.
  • -  3 sections.
  • -  Key Holes System: 1/7 holes.
  • -  Mark Maximum: (crown) / W: BEUKERS / (sheaf of wheat)
  • -  Mark Additional: Mark on body.
  • -  Condition: The head joint appears to be an unstable piece of ivory having numerous cracks at both ends with a portion of the beak directly above the window broken off but mostly present. Ivory loss inside head joint socket. Body joint lower tenon appears to have been broken and/or slightly shortened. Foot joint ivory loss inside socket.
  • -  Provenance: Walter J. Ford, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, 22 June 1935.
  • -  Location: G03.
  • -  Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.

Medium

  • 1 musical instrument ; 30.7 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • ML30.4a

Source Collection

  • Holding of: Dayton C. Miller flute collection, 1880-2000 (bulk 1905-1941) DCM 1257

Repository

  • c-Music ML30.4a Dayton C. Miller flute collection, DCM 1257 (G03)

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2023866542

Online Format

  • image

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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:

Jean-François Beaudin
312 Chemin Richford
Frelighsburg (Québec) Canada, J0J1C0
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jfbeaudin@hotmail.com

The quotation regarding Dr. Miller and his gold flute comes from an article by Robert S. Shankland, "Dayton Clarence Miller: Physics Across Fifty Years." American Journal of Physics 9(October 1941):273-283. LC call number: QC1.A47. It was reprinted here with permission from the American Journal of Physics 9(October 1941):278. Copyright 1941, American Association of Physics Teachers. Should you wish to quote from this article, please contact:

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The image of the Faun playing an aulos by Rea Irvin, Miller no. 57/G, comes from the cover of The New Yorker magazine, 14 March 1925. It is reproduced here without The New Yorker masthead as required by Condé Nast Publications, New York. Permission to reproduce the Faun only as a thumbnail-size image, and without the masthead, is Courtesy of the Irvin Estate. No reproduction without permission. For reproduction permission, please contact:

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Credit line: Dayton C. Miller Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

"Dayton C. Miller, His Life, Work and Contributions as a Scientist and Organologist" is made available here with permission from the author, William J. Maynard. HTML version of this text

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Credit line: Dayton C. Miller Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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