Object 14

Pitch pipe with slide for c1-g2

Object Description

Hirsbrunner (workshop before 1799–after 1950) Sumiswald, 1st half of 19th c.Such pitch pipes were used by choir directors to provide the right initial note.Boxwood (body, slide); horn (mouthpiece, ferrule, knob)L. 319 mmAncient holdings lnv. 1991.75.HIRSCHBRUNNER / SUMISWALD (brand, below opening)

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