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DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Ebony, ivory ferrules and beak.; 19.8 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes. Mark Maximum: NAUST / A · PARIS // NAUST Condition: Crack in ivory mouthpiece exterior. Provenan... more

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

"Germany" stamped in English on the upper joint further confuses the identity. Possibly it pertains to the 1890 tariff mentioned in DCM 996, although that customs law does not apply to antiques. Instrument type... more

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys.; 66.2 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flaps, with pewter plug and silver mount for high C. Mark Maximum: POTTER / SENIOR / LONDON / 1778 Mark Additi... more

DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

Lower body and foot joint by H. Grenser, head joint and possibly upper body joint by Tuerlinckx. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys.; 62.4 cm... more

A cotilion sic

A cotilion sic

[By] W. H. Kingsbury. (statement of responsibility) A continuous strip mounted on linen (26 1/2 x 208 cm) folded, accordion fashion, to form 10 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

The block for the G# mount was broken off and has been filed away to receive a substitute, likely metal replacement saddle, also missing. It is also possible that the G# key was an addition in that there is ver... more

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

The present steel spring appears to be a replacement and the foot joint bottom ferrule also appears to be a replacement. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained, ivory cap and ferrules, brass key.;... more

The cockney's travels

The cockney's travels

Lead sheet enclosed. Printed in USA in 1896.

DCM 1051: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1051: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Unlike Laurent's system of a cemented glass disk for the head joint cork, this instrument has, as received by DCM, a threaded cork tuning device with silver cap possibly from a period English instrument. The or... more

Burton Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, August 30, 1979

Burton Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, August 30, 1979

excerpt: " it was your 61st birthday five days ago congratulate you on that signal event "

DCM 1293: H. Faveryear Flute in C

DCM 1293: H. Faveryear Flute in C

Instrument may have had several corps de rechange. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Figured boxwood, ivory cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys, brass-lined head.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: 6 k... more

DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

With 3 pewter rings, in case. Locks on both joints. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, silver keys, ferrules, sockets. Faceted rock crystal "rose-cut" cap (same as DCM 378).; 60.85 cm., 62.55 cm.... more

DCM 0772: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0772: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, fluted decoration exterior, frosted inside, blue glass cap, silver keys, flanges, and ferrules.; 62.3 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, round flat flaps including o... more

DCM 1198: Monzani Flute in C

DCM 1198: Monzani Flute in C

Keys stamped with crown, except 1 replacement key. Hallmarks on silver ferrules. Seventh key is extra B-flat lever (first finger RH). Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, ivory cork-setting mechanism, sil... more

DCM 0450: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0450: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Safety hook flanges on all three joints, but the hook for the foot joint appears never to have been installed. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, blue glass cap, silver keys and ferrules.; 61.15 ... more

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

All sockets have Laurent's safety hook which engages a flange on each corresponding tenon. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass frosted, silver keys. DCM ledger: "Labradorite" cap.; 67.4 cm. Key Hol... more

DCM 0347: Louis Drouet Flute in C

DCM 0347: Louis Drouet Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, silver keys, ivory ferrules, brass-lined head.; 67.1 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, foot to low C, saltspoon, pin in block. Foot joint includes typical Drouet C#, C ke... more

DCM 0317: Louis Drouet Flute in C

DCM 0317: Louis Drouet Flute in C

Elements of the cap are not original (cap cracked in shipment). Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys and ferrules (milled center ferrule), decorative knurling.; 65.1 cm. (without cap) Key Hol... more

DCM 1373: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1373: Claude Laurent Flute in C

All three sockets have safety hooks. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, frosted, fluted exterior. Silver keys and flanges.; 67.4 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, foot to C, round curved flaps with a... more

DCM 1261: Whitaker Flute in C

DCM 1261: Whitaker Flute in C

Head joint upper portion either a replacement or discolored on embouchure side due to crack repair attempt which may have obliterated original maker mark. It is also unusual in profile, having an integral extra... more

DCM 1356: Whitaker & Co. Flute in C

DCM 1356: Whitaker & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys and ferrules.; 59.45 cm. (without cap) Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: WHITAKER & Co / LONDON / 1820 Mark Additional:... more

DCM 1289: George Rudall Flute in C

DCM 1289: George Rudall Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood (DCM ledger: "Satinwood?"), ivory cap with ivory cork-setting mechanism and silver shaft, silver keys and ferrules. Embouchure bushed with ivory.; 65.3 cm. Key Holes... more

DCM 0301: Monzani Flute d'amore in A

DCM 0301: Monzani Flute d'amore in A

Instrument type: Flute d'amore in A Medium: Curly boxwood, ivory cork-setting mechanism, silver keys and fluted ferrules, metal-lined (partially) head, some key blocks metal-lined.; 78.5 cm. Key Holes System: ... more

DCM 0216: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

DCM 0216: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 65.1 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, all pewter plugs, with square metal plates for D#, C#, C. Large toneholes. Mark Maxi... more

DCM 1410: Rudall & Rose Flute in A (A-flat?)

DCM 1410: Rudall & Rose Flute in A (A-flat?)

Although possibly a flute in A (flute d'amore?), this instrument may have been intended to be a so-called B-flat flute (actually in A-flat, high pitch) for flute band usage. Instrument type: Flute in A (A-flat?... more

DCM 0670: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0670: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, frosted inside with fluted exterior, mother-of-pearl cap, silver keys, ferrules.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, round flat flaps on flanges bolted to body ... more

DCM 1191: Willis & Goodlad French Flageolet

DCM 1191: Willis & Goodlad French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Ebony, ivory mouthpiece and ferrules, silver keys.; 33.8 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes plus 3 keys, flat round flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (lyre) / GOODLAD & ... more

God save American. A grand national ode in honor of the glorious anniversary of American independence . . .

God save American. A grand national ode in honor of the glorious anniv...

A patriotic device adorning the cover of a song arranged and adapted from "God Save the King." The device is based on the official seal of the United States. An eagle with outstretched wings holds arrows and ol... more

DCM 1039: S. Koch Flute in C

DCM 1039: S. Koch Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ferrules. Lower joint blocks lined with silver.; 70.15 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, round flaps, foot to B. Mark Maximum: S. KOCH / WIEN Mark Additiona... more

Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... more

DCM 1304: Allen R. Jollie Flute in C

DCM 1304: Allen R. Jollie Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys, ferrules, and socket linings. DCM ledger: "Pearl cap."; 69.4 cm (without cap) Key Holes System: 9 keys, saltspoon, with pewter plugs over square metal pl... more

DCM 0505: Martin frères Flute in C

DCM 0505: Martin frères Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood, silver keys and ferrules.; 67.2 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm 1832 system, conical. 2 key cups are each equipped with opposing adjustment screws. Dorus G#. Roller C#... more

DCM 0012: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 0012: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

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: (p... more

Harrison quadrilles

Harrison quadrilles

An illustrated sheet music cover for a set of "popular airs" for the piano, dedicated by the publisher to "Whigs of the United States." A Whig campaign piece, the work eulogizes the supposed humble rusticity of... more

DCM 1094: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Flute in C

DCM 1094: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Flute in C

Similar to DCM 1093, this offers a variation of the angled head joint for holding convenience, but adjustable only in one plane (see DCM 1092). However, rather than being adjustable with multiple tenon and sock... more

DCM 1096: R. Burghley (Burleigh) AltoBass Flute in G (See Physical Description.)

DCM 1096: R. Burghley (Burleigh) AltoBass Flute in G (See Physical Des...

This differs from DCM 1095 in that the bell section beneath the 2 vent holes is elongated likely for the purpose of achieving longer and thus perhaps better sprung keys. Like DCM 1095, the keys are attached ver... more

DCM 1091: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Piccolo in C

DCM 1091: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Piccolo in C

This instrument is an octave size of a group of experimental flutes of this inventor. See DCM 1092. Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Mahogany, japanned wood key and ferrules.; 29.65 cm. Key Holes System: ... more

DCM 1097: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Alto Flute in G(?) (See Notes.)

DCM 1097: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Alto Flute in G(?) (See Notes.)

DCM ledger: "Tenor Flute in F." Tonehole spacing is increased enough compared to DCM 1094 and 1095 that this might have been intended to be, as according to DCM, a Tenor in F. However, the overall length appear... more

DCM 1092: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Flute in C

DCM 1092: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Flute in C

DCM ledger: "...right-hand Crutch [missing]. No slide. Special cork screw for fixed position. Cork faced with wood. Holes of nearly uniform large size, and nearly equal spacing.... This 'Chromatic System' uses ... more

DCM 0652: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0652: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

Embouchure barrel slightly concave for lower lip. DCM ledger cites Boehm Record Book: "No. 1. 1847. September 15. Eine Flote von Messing und vergoldet, mit Ring Klapper von Neusilber." Presented to Briccialdi. ... more

DCM 0470: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0470: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

See DCM 652 (Boehm No.1). DCM ledger quotes Boehm's account book: "No. 2. 1847. September 20. Eine Floete von Messing und vergoldet mit Ringkappen von Neusilber gleich No. 1." DCM ledger: "Head very short, with... more

DCM 1237: Theobald Boehm Flute in B-flat

DCM 1237: Theobald Boehm Flute in B-flat

DCM ledger quotes Boehm's record book: "Aug. 20 1848. Eine B Flöte von Argentan mit Dekelklappen und silber Mundloch £14. Den 20th August abgesendet an M. Richard Carte, 38 Southampton Street, Strand, London. B... more

DCM 1398: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 1398: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

According to Boehm's record book, this is flute no. 38, for Jonathan Gray. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, gold embouchure plate and chimney, wood crutch.; 62.6 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, ... more

American liberty

American liberty

An illustrated sheet music cover for a patriotic song by Freeman Scott. The title appears on a striped shield with laurel and oak branches below and a flag, liberty pole and cap, spears, and bundled fasces (sym... more

DCM 0099: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0099: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Metal flute made by Boehm himself, No. 19, about 1850. Early type of cylinder bore.... Formerly belonged to Edward Martin Heindl, who 'gave' it to Geo. W. Haynes, about 1888, and later took it back... more

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

A sheet music cover illustrated with an allegorical vignette incorporating the arms of the state of South Carolina. The quickstep was composed by Geo. F. Cole for the Washington Light Infantry and dedicated by ... more

DCM 0782: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0782: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM ledger: "This flute has been altogether rebuilt as to key mechanism. Evidently was originally very like [DCM 653], with rods on both outer and inner side of body. D# low, thumb key, and two trill-key holes ... more

The flag of our union, a national song

The flag of our union, a national song

A patriotic allegory illustrating the cover of sheet music for a song composed by William Vincent Wallace with words by George P. Morris. The theme of the indissoluble union of North and South is evoked here, ... more

The national union

The national union

A patriotic, illustrated sheet music cover for a song composed by Charles Collins, Jr., and dedicated to Kentucky senator Henry Clay. The work celebrates Clay's efforts to preserve the Union, and was a product ... more

DCM 0188: Jean-Louis Tulou Flute in C

DCM 0188: Jean-Louis Tulou Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, with finish, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets and metal upper tenon on center joint.; 68.3 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, Tulou model. 12 keys, m... more

DCM 0438: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0438: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Head lined, cork with metal face." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules.; 65.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm's 1832 system, conical, open G#, post and rod direct mount... more

Know Nothing Polka dedicated to everybody by nobody

Know Nothing Polka dedicated to everybody by nobody

A sheet music cover illustrated with the American nativist device of an eye in an aureole of light. The watchful eye (a commonplace in Masonic iconography) here symbolizes the Know Nothings' vigilance against ... more

Uncle Sam, an American song

Uncle Sam, an American song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song "written and sung by Mr. Howard Paul, in his comic & musical entertainment 'Patch Work.'" Uncle Sam here is a young man in a wide-brimmed hat and patchwork jacket. He... more

DCM 0259: Heinrich Wild Flute in C

DCM 0259: Heinrich Wild Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Slide joint screwed into head, a la Boehm 1829." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 66.45 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, round key cups similar to early B... more

DCM 0439: Boosey Flute in C

DCM 0439: Boosey Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 65.8 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys (large toneholes). Pin in block, modern style key cups with pewter plugs for low C#, C.... more

Ho! For the Kansas plains

Ho! For the Kansas plains

An illustrated sheet music cover for an antislavery song, dedicated to abolitionist spokesman Henry Ward Beecher. The illustration features a roundel illustration of the burning of the Free State Hotel in Lawre... more

DCM 0219: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0219: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, gold embouchure plate.; 67.65 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system. Post and rod, roller for C. Possibly originally open G#, according to DCM ledger. Originally closed... more

Columbia rules the sea

Columbia rules the sea

An emblem of an eagle supported by two American flags, illustrates the sheet music cover for a song by Josiah D. Canning. The eagle's wings are spread and its mouth holds a streamer with the composer's sobrique... more

DCM 0988: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0988: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, including cap and cork-setting mechanism. Silver keys, ferrules, socket liners, upper body joint upper tenon.; 60.8 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, post and rod, m... more

Our land a national song

Our land a national song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song by George W. Babcock (Thomas Comer, composer) and dedicated to Samuel R. Spinney, Esq. The design shows Columbia or American Liberty (center) wearing a gorgon's head... more

God and our union

God and our union

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Unionist song, "God and Our Union," composed by Leopold Meignen with words by Louis Dela. The illustration features four maidens, each representing a section of the United... more

Prize banner polka

Prize banner polka

Patently militaristic propaganda for the Union cause in the form of a sheet music cover illustration. Columbia or Liberty stands on the ramparts of a fortress near a cannon pointed across a harbor toward a moun... more

Chicora the original name of Carolina. Respectfully dedicated to the patriotic ladies of the Southern Confederated States of North American

Chicora the original name of Carolina. Respectfully dedicated to the p...

Although printed in Philadelphia, the sheet music on which this illustrated cover appears is clearly Southern in sympathy. Within an ornate acanthus framework is a large palmetto tree, symbol of South Carolina.... more

The Palmetto State song

The Palmetto State song

An illustrated cover for sheet music celebrating the South Carolina state convention on December 20, 1860, where an ordinance of secession was passed unanimously, thereby severing the state's ties with the Unio... more

Down with the traitors serpent flag

Down with the traitors serpent flag

An illustrated unionist sheet music cover, condemning secessionist state South Carolina, and probably issued shortly after its Charleston Convention of December 20, 1860. (See "The Palmetto State Song," no. 186... more

DCM 1246: George Cloos Fife in A-flat (B-flat)

DCM 1246: George Cloos Fife in A-flat (B-flat)

Instrument type: Fife in A-flat (B-flat) Medium: Rosewood(?), nickel silver end ferrules.; 43.3 cm. Key Holes System: 1/6 holes. This instrument has an added left thumbhole, apparently for C natural, roughly h... more

The flag with thirty four stars

The flag with thirty four stars

A patriotic sheet music cover for a Unionist song written by Gen. W. H. Hayward, composed and arranged by Prof. C. S. Root, and dedicated to Wilson G. Horner, Esq. Columbia, wearing a liberty cap and carrying a... more

DCM 1063: J. D. Breton Flute in C

DCM 1063: J. D. Breton Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Green glass, fluted, mother-of-pearl cap, silver keys, ferrules.; 66.4 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, modern style key cups, post and rod on oval flanges bolted to instrumen... more

Our national Confederate anthem

Our national Confederate anthem

One of the rare illustrated sheet music covers issued under the Confederacy. Published by the composer in Richmond, this edition features a Confederate soldier who kneels on one knee holding a large flag with ... more

DCM 0109: Clinton & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0109: Clinton & Co. Flute in C

See DCM 1284. Toneholes increase in diameter down the length of the tube becoming nearly as large in diameter as the bore at the low C, C# holes. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, with silver rest pla... more

DCM 1251: Firth Pond & Co. Flute in C

DCM 1251: Firth Pond & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood(?), nickel silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 66.1 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, round modern style key cups, with pewter plugs over round metal plates fo... more

DCM 1029: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 1029: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open-hole, closed G#. C foot with roller. Mark Maximum: CLAIR / GODFROY.AINÉ / Breveté (cursive) / Paris / 940 Mark Additio... more

Liberty and union

Liberty and union

An allegorical Unionist sheet music cover for a song by Ohio composer J.T. Wamelink with lyrics by C.B. Barr. Beneath an arch "Union," which rests on two bases "Liberty" and "Law," sits a classical female figur... more

Jeff's Race for the Last Ditch!

Jeff's Race for the Last Ditch!

Another version of Jefferson Davis's capture by Union cavalry. (See "The Chas-ed "Old Lady" of the Confederacy," no. 1865-11.) The image appears on the cover of a musical piece dedicated to Davis's captor, "Li... more

The conquered banner

The conquered banner

A sheet music cover for a postwar song lamenting the fall of the Confederacy. A ragged Confederate flag stands draped over an abandoned cannon, which sits in a landscape overgrown with grass and weeds. Almost h... more

DCM 0014: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0014: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

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 fingerin... more

To the friends of Greeley and Brown

To the friends of Greeley and Brown

An illustrated cover for a collection of Democratic campaign songs. Liberal Republican presidential candidate Horace Greeley and running mate Benjamin Gratz Brown appear in oval bust portraits framed by ivy. Ab... more

DCM 0310: Boosey Flute in C

DCM 0310: Boosey Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver-plated keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets with metal upper tenon body joint, metal-lined head.; 67 cm. Key Holes System: R. S. Pratten's Perfected Model, 1... more

DCM 0098: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0098: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Ebonite head has no name, but appears to be of same size and shape as original L.L." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, ebonite head, silver keys and ferrules.; 61.5 cm. Key Holes System: ... more

DCM 0313: Thibouville-Cabart Flute in C

DCM 0313: Thibouville-Cabart Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver keys, ferrules and ribs, metal-lined sockets and head joint (partial tenon).; 67.7 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, conical, Briccialdi thumb ke... more

DCM 0092: Boehm & Mendler Flute in C

DCM 0092: Boehm & Mendler Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, gold embouchure plate.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open G#, octave (Schleif) key. Mark Maximum: Th. Boehm & Mendler / in / München. Mark Additional: Ma... more

DCM 0885: C. Mahillon Flute in C

DCM 0885: C. Mahillon Flute in C

DCM records the history of this flute in his ledger as told to him by Mr. W. C. McQuillen of Los Angeles on a visit 27 Oct. 1929: "Mr. McQuillen bought this flute from Max Lausberg of Los Angeles in Dec. 1883..... more

DCM 0234: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0234: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

Head joint metal lined, terminating in short tuning pipe. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver plate over brass keys and ferrules, metal-lined head joint and sockets.; 65.1 cm. Key Holes System: R... more

AntiMasonic Convention in Valdimor [on the] corner-stone march

AntiMasonic Convention in Valdimor [on the] corner-stone march

An illustrated sheet music cover for a march dedicated to the Masons. According to the text the march was performed "at the Ceremony of laying the Corner Stone of the Masonic Temple, Boston." The illustration p... more

DCM 0638: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0638: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Exchanged joints with No. 149." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, metal-lined head.; 65.2 cm. Key Holes System: Cylindrical bore, 8 keys plus keywork for 6 principal r... more

DCM 1632: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 1632: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, cocus cap with silver disk inlay, silver keys and ferrules.; 69 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, to low B, modern keys on ribs. Mark Maximum: RUDALL / CARTE & CO... more

DCM 0110: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0110: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, silver plated keys, rods, ferrules. Nickel silver lined sockets and nickel silver upper body tenon.; 66.1 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, cylindrical, open h... more

DCM 0768: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0768: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver-plated keys, metal sockets and upper body tenon.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: Rockstro's model, cylindrical, open G#, Rockstro F#. Mark Maximum: (crown) / RUD... more

 National Fencibles. March

National Fencibles. March

At end: J.P.S./Sept. 11th, 1887

DCM 1414: Alfred G. Badger Flute in C

DCM 1414: Alfred G. Badger Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Extra trill levers--Lax's special 'method.'" Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver keys, ferrules. (With extra ebonite head joint, not marked, fully thinned). See "Transverse Flute El... more

DCM 0448: George Winfield Haynes Piccolo in C

DCM 0448: George Winfield Haynes Piccolo in C

Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules.; 30.3 cm., 31 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, cylindrical, closed G#. Post and rod. Mark Maximum: GEORGE W. HAYNES / NEW YORK. Mark Ad... more

DCM 0104: Wünnenberg Dual-Use Flute Head Joint

DCM 0104: Wünnenberg Dual-Use Flute Head Joint

Head joint with nearly 180 degree U-bend followed by a nearly right angle bend for vertical holding (patent no. 49789). The basic curved unit terminates in a tenon which fits into either a standard metal cylind... more

DCM 1300: Peter Joseph Tonger Flute in C

DCM 1300: Peter Joseph Tonger Flute in C

The head joint tubing is brass with a U-bend followed by a right angle turn leading to the upper joint. The head has a boxwood embouchure barrel and very rectangular embouchure hole. The body is in 2 sections. ... more

DCM 0292: T. Lea Southgate Zummara chamsawiza (Double Pipe, Single Reeds)

DCM 0292: T. Lea Southgate Zummara chamsawiza (Double Pipe, Single Ree...

DCM ledger: "Copy [of an instrument] from Coptic Cemetary [sic] at Gurob.... Date about 600 A.D.... Original found by Mr. Flinders Petrie." Instrument type: Zummara chamsawiza (Double Pipe, Single Reeds) Medium... more

DCM 0510: Theodore Berterling Flute in C

DCM 0510: Theodore Berterling Flute in C

With wood crutch. The head joint barrel section contains the tuning slide inner leg tube and is attached to the upper section with machine threads, the male threads of which are actually cut into the wood of th... more

DCM 0410: Albrecht Flute in C

DCM 0410: Albrecht Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver cap, keys, ferrule, guides.; 69.7 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, foot to B, rollers on low C#, C. Post and rod, modern style key cups. Mark Maximum: ALB... more

Sousa with U.S. Marine Band

Sousa with U.S. Marine Band

Official U.S. Marine Corps photo

DCM 0596: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in E-flat

DCM 0596: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Ebonite, silver keys and ferrules. Metal-lined head joint (full length) and sockets.; 50.8 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, round, post and rod, direct mount. Mark Maximum... more

DCM 0833: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C, Left-Handed

DCM 0833: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C, Left-Handed

Instrument type: Flute in C, Left-Handed Medium: Cocus, silver-plated keys and ferrules. Head joint fully lined with a metal pipe which terminates as a tuning slide within the socket.; 65.85 cm. Key Holes Syst... more