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3D Object DCM 0851: Carlo Palanca / Flute in C

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  • DCM 0851: Carlo Palanca / Flute in C


  • Carlo Palanca

Created / Published

  • Torino, 1719-1783.


  • Physical Objects


  • -  Unlike most flutes with corps de rechange, the shortest one is marked no. 1.
  • -  Instrument type: Flute in C
  • -  Medium: Boxwood, silver key.; 57.7 cm. (no. 1), 58.9 cm., 59.7 cm., 60.4 cm., 61.45 cm. (no. 5)
  • -  Key Holes System: 1 key, trapezoidal, curved to fit pad seat. Pin in block.
  • -  Mark Maximum: CARLO / PALANCA
  • -  Mark Additional: Mark on each joint. Also on each upper joint: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
  • -  Condition: Upper body joint no. 1: warped, and has replacement upper tenon made of cocus or grenadilla; no. 2: warped and out of round, and has an unusual crack at the upper end which has been addressed in a curiously unsatisfactory manner. The upper shoulder has been cut down to receive a fragile ferrule made of boxwood!; no. 3: warped and out of round; no. 4: slightly warped and out of round; no. 5: quite warped and slightly out of round including a cracked upper tenon.
  • -  Provenance: John T. Shiel, Walkden, near Manchester, England, 3 May 1929.


  • nonprojected graphic
  • photonegative


  • 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.


  • DLC Music Division, Library of Congress

Access Condition

Online Format

  • image

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Carlo Palanca. DCM: Carlo Palanca / Flute in C. Torino, to 1783, 1719. Image.

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