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Leonard Bernstein to Marc Blitzstein, July 20, 1962

Leonard Bernstein to Marc Blitzstein, July 20, 1962

excerpt: "Am here Bay of Naples, en route to Monte Carlo & Spain, I think of you, S & V, being Jewish your Arabic [maid?]. I hope all continues to be as joyful as before."

Das Mannerbad (The Men's Bath)

Das Mannerbad (The Men's Bath)

German (artist nationality) painter and engraver (artist role) Recto: l. c.: (monogram) AD ; verso: (in pencil) u. l.: Clark's Dec 1937; l. l.: C575/687 [and] 00425830; l. r.: 10 1/4 x 14 3/8. (inscription) Wo... More

Natural Fools, from the Triumphal Procession of Emperor Maximilian of Austria

Natural Fools, from the Triumphal Procession of Emperor Maximilian of ...

German (artist nationality) painter and woodcut designer (artist role) Recto: (initials, on belt of third figure from left): H B ; verso: (in pencil) u. l.: Clark Aug 1936 / $21.00; l. l.: C575/695 (inscription... More

Circus Maximus

Circus Maximus

from a book by Onofrio Panvinio, historian and archeologist, 1529-1568, published posthumously (artist notes) Unknown (artist nationality) Recto: top edge: (beneath moat, in Latin) POMPAE · CIRCENSIS · A · PRIS... More

Soo D'oude Songen Soo Pepen De Jongen (As the old sing, so the young twitter)

Soo D'oude Songen Soo Pepen De Jongen (As the old sing, so the young t...

after a painting by Jacob Jordaens, history and portrait painter, draughtsman, watercolorist, and engraver, 1593-1678 (artist notes) Dutch (artist nationality) engraver and publisher (artist role) Jordaens, Jac... More

[ Landscape with Flute-playing Shepherd]

[ Landscape with Flute-playing Shepherd]

after a drawing by Tiziano Vecelli, called Titian, ca. 1488-1576 (artist notes) Flemish (artist nationality) painter and engraver (artist role) Titian, ca. 1488-1576 (original artist) Recto: (no inscription); V... More

The  Finding of Paris

The Finding of Paris

after a painted copy by David Teniers, the younger, painter and engraver, 1610-1690, of a lost painting by Giorgione, ca. 1477/78-1510 (artist notes) Dutch (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Giorgione,... More

The Young and Elder Goatherd

The Young and Elder Goatherd

after a drawing by Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Parmigianino, painter, draughtsman and etcher, 1503-1540 (artist notes) Flemish (artist nationality) draughtsman and engraver (artist role) Parmigiani... More

Recorder Player

Recorder Player

after a painting by Dirck van Baburen, painter, ca. 1595-1624 (artist notes) Dutch (artist nationality) painter, draughtsman and engraver (artist role) Baburen, Dirck van, ca. 1595-1624 (original artist) Recto:... More

Mercurio sale in cielo per convocare gli Dei: Amorini nelle vele (Mercury ascends to the heavens to call together the gods: Cupids in the "sails")

Mercurio sale in cielo per convocare gli Dei: Amorini nelle vele (Merc...

after a fresco by Raphael Santi, or Sanzi or Sanzio, called Raphael or Raphael Urbinas, painter, draughtsman, sculptor and architect, 1483-1520 (artist notes) French (artist nationality) history painter, draugh... More

Adoration of the Shepherds

Adoration of the Shepherds

after a painting by Jacob Jordaens, history and portrait painter, draughtsman, watercolorist, and engraver, 1593-1678 (artist notes) Dutch (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Jordaens, Jacob, 1593-1678 ... More

Les Danseurs à la flûte et au tambourin (Dancers with flute and tambourine)

Les Danseurs à la flûte et au tambourin (Dancers with flute and tambou...

after an etching by Jacques Callot, painter, draughtsman, etcher and engraver, 1592-1635 (artist notes) Unknown (artist nationality) Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635 (original artist) Recto: l. l.: (within image) 7 ;... More

Der Pfeiffenmacher (The Wind Instrument Maker)

Der Pfeiffenmacher (The Wind Instrument Maker)

possibly after a design by Caspar Luyken, or Luiken, engraver, 1672-1708 (artist notes) Austrian (artist nationality) engraver and print publisher (artist role) Recto: u. c.: Der Pfeiffenmacher / [another line ... More

Le  Trio Flamand (The Flemish Trio)

Le Trio Flamand (The Flemish Trio)

after a painting by Adriaen van Ostade, painter, draughtsman, watercolorist, etcher, 1610-1685 (artist notes) French (artist nationality) painter, etcher, illustrator (artist role) Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-168... More

[ Vuillaume violin : back button]

[ Vuillaume violin : back button]

472_7277_RT8 (source note)

[ Vuillaume violin : front upper right corner]
[ Vuillaume violin : back lower left corner]
[ Vuillaume violin : right f-hole]

[ Vuillaume violin : right f-hole]

472_7312_RT8 (source note)

[ Vuillaume violin : front lower right corner]
DCM 1474: Melody Flute Co. Transverse Flute in A-flat (B-flat)

DCM 1474: Melody Flute Co. Transverse Flute in A-flat (B-flat)

Marketed as the Melody flute for amateur and young student usage. Instrument type: Transverse Flute in A-flat (B-flat) Medium: Nickel plate over brass.; 39.3 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No m... More

DCM 0181: Anonymous Piccolo in C

DCM 0181: Anonymous Piccolo in C

The amount of tubing beneath the C# tonehole is curiously short and would appear insufficient to produce a low C. Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver ferrules and end cap, metal-line... More

DCM 0754: Anonymous, North American Indian Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 0754: Anonymous, North American Indian Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Bone.; 20.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/3 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30... More

DCM 0611: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0611: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Each key has an AMETHYST or GARNETT [sic] as big as the key, mounted on the upper surfaces (only other specimen like this is in the Paris Conservatory Museum)....outer surface is cut in diamond-sha... More

DCM 0302: Anonymous Piccolo in D-flat

DCM 0302: Anonymous Piccolo in D-flat

Instrument type: Piccolo in D-flat Medium: Rosewood(?), nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 29.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, post and rod, modern key cup. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Baxter-Northup Co., ... More

DCM 0399: Johann Gottfried Martin Flute in C

DCM 0399: Johann Gottfried Martin Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism, and ferrules, silver keys.; 67.6 cm.; 67.65 cm. Key Holes System: 8 and 11 keyed (2 upper body joints), square flap, pin in block. ... More

DCM 0150: Anonymous, North American Indian (Cheyenne) Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute)

DCM 0150: Anonymous, North American Indian (Cheyenne) Courting Flute (...

DCM ledger: "Cheyenne." The flue cover is also glued into position and the lead flue plate is tied separately into position further down the tube to form the edge. Incised, carved designs include stag's head, b... More

DCM 0842: Anonymous, North American Indian (Winnebago) Vertical Whistle Flute (Courting Flute)

DCM 0842: Anonymous, North American Indian (Winnebago) Vertical Whistl...

DCM ledger: "American Indian, Winnebago." The simple carved oak flue cover is attached with string, although very likely originally attached with leather thong. Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute (Courtin... More

DCM 1432: William R. Meinell Flute in C

DCM 1432: William R. Meinell Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 65.8 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G#, Briccialdi B-flat. Mark Maximum: Wm. R. Meinell (in banner surrounded by floral designs) / NEW YORK Mark Additio... More

DCM 0167: Anonymous, Japanese Shakuhachi (Notched Flute)

DCM 0167: Anonymous, Japanese Shakuhachi (Notched Flute)

Bound with black lacquered string between front holes 1 and 2. Instrument type: Shakuhachi (Notched Flute) Medium: Bamboo, lacquered red inside, black horn uta-guchi, bound with black lacquered string.; 54.5 c... More

DCM 1677: Henry Potter Piccolo in E-flat

DCM 1677: Henry Potter Piccolo in E-flat

Instrument type: Piccolo in E-flat Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys (bushed) and ferrules.; 25.6 cm. (as is) Key Holes System: 5 keys, modern style key cups, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (unicorn head) / HY. P... More

DCM 0709: Anonymous Pibcorn (Reed-Blown Pipe)

DCM 0709: Anonymous Pibcorn (Reed-Blown Pipe)

DCM ledger: "Exotic Pipe - Arabia." Instrument type: Pibcorn (Reed-Blown Pipe) Medium: Bamboo, with animal horn bell.; 17.2 cm. (pipe), 8.8 cm (bell). Key Holes System: 1/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condit... More

Le  bon Monarque manquoit d'haleine (The good Monarch was short of breath)

Le bon Monarque manquoit d'haleine (The good Monarch was short of bre...

after a drawing by L. J. Lefebvre (artist notes) French (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Lefebvre, L. J. (original artist) Recto: u. l.: (above border) Ch. IV. ; u. r.: (above border) Pag. 152. ; bot... More

DCM 0897: Anonymous, North American Indian (Winnebago) Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute)

DCM 0897: Anonymous, North American Indian (Winnebago) Courting Flute ...

DCM ledger: "American Indian, Winnebago." The seam on each side is sealed with a glued-on strip of linen. Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Soft wood, stained clay red and decorat... More

DCM 0243: John Spear, North American Indian (Winnebago) Whistle

DCM 0243: John Spear, North American Indian (Winnebago) Whistle

DCM ledger: "Winnebago Tribe." [and] "Made of cane with a knot at sound hole. Thong holding paper for upper lip...used with Winnebago war bundles and in winterfeasts." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Cane, tho... More

DCM 0762: Anonymous, Central American Indian Whistle

DCM 0762: Anonymous, Central American Indian Whistle

Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Mineral, possibly volcanic substance.; 12.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/1 hole. See Physical Description. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 11 Jan. 1928.

DCM 1663: M. Sutter Flute in C

DCM 1663: M. Sutter Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, silver key, ivory and bone ferrules.; 61 cm. (with joint no. 2); 22.8 cm., 20.5 cm., 19.6 cm. (now. 1, 3, 4). Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Ma... More

DCM 0037: Firth, Son & Co. Fife in A-flat (B-flat)

DCM 0037: Firth, Son & Co. Fife in A-flat (B-flat)

Instrument type: Fife in A-flat (B-flat) Medium: Cocus, brass end ferrules.; 42.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: FIRTH, SON & C° / NEW_YORK. / B Case: Case. Provenance: Estate of Joseph Fischer... More

DCM 0194: A. Collard & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0194: A. Collard & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver keys and ferrules.; 66.3 cm. Key Holes System: Carte's 1867 patent (see DCM 14) with Collard's modifications, British patent no. 4661, 1885. Cylindrical. Thi... More

DCM 0404: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

DCM 0404: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys.; 60.25 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: T. Prowse, / Hanway Street, / London. (cursive) Mark Additional: Mark on he... More

DCM 0938: Anonymous, North American Indian (Kickapoo Tribe) Whistle

DCM 0938: Anonymous, North American Indian (Kickapoo Tribe) Whistle

DCM ledger: "Kickapoo Tribe." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bamboo.; 35 cm. Key Holes System: Square hole cut in tube, near middle. Condition: Two cracks at flue. Flue cover missing, original design unknown... More

DCM 0957: Henry Distin Flute in E-Flat (High Pitch)

DCM 0957: Henry Distin Flute in E-Flat (High Pitch)

DCM ledger: "Foot keys cross action like Boehm's early type (short F key is new)." The key action moves perpendicular to that of the finger lever. Very petite profile and key work. Instrument type: Flute in E-F... More

The Country Choristers

The Country Choristers

after John Collet, landscapist and caricaturist, 1725-1780 (artist notes) British (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Collet, John, 1725-1780 (original artist) Recto: l. l.: (just beneath image) J. Coll... More

DCM 0776: Anonymous, North American Indian (Yurok) Flute

DCM 0776: Anonymous, North American Indian (Yurok) Flute

DCM ledger: "American Indian, Yurok, California." In addition to what are obviously 3 fingerholes, there is located above, a lateral and indented hole which may be the embouchure if this were intended as a tran... More

DCM 1496: Anonymous Piccolo

DCM 1496: Anonymous Piccolo

Instrument type: Piccolo Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 30 cm. (as is) Key Holes System: 6 keys, post and rod. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Missing the head joint cap and cork-setting m... More

DCM 0112: Joseph Wallis Flute in C

DCM 0112: Joseph Wallis Flute in C

Vertically blown, having a small head joint, with an integral embouchure plate turned 90 degrees (perpendicular) to the body tube, and incorporating a tuning slide (3.74 cm.). Similar to the Giorgi flute, the p... More

DCM 0436: Anonymous Notched Flute

DCM 0436: Anonymous Notched Flute

See DCM 433. DCM ledger: "Flute was badly broken in the mail." Instrument type: Notched Flute Medium: Bamboo, thin-walled.; 65.4 cm. Key Holes System: 0/3 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Clarence Elk... More

DCM 1376: Johann Andreas Mollenhauer Flute in C

DCM 1376: Johann Andreas Mollenhauer Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ferrules, and plaque.; 65.4 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, round flat flap, post and rod. Mark Maximum: Mollenhauer. / Fulda (cursive) / (two 6-pointed s... More

DCM 1530: Anonymous, Japanese Seiteki or Minteki (Transverse Flute)

DCM 1530: Anonymous, Japanese Seiteki or Minteki (Transverse Flute)

Instrument type: Seiteki or Minteki (Transverse Flute) Medium: Mottled bamboo, lacquered red inside, tapered wooden end pieces stained brown. Bone ferrules.; 46.25 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane... More

DCM 0489: Anonymous Zummara (Double Pipe, Single Reeds)

DCM 0489: Anonymous Zummara (Double Pipe, Single Reeds)

Instrument type: Zummara (Double Pipe, Single Reeds) Medium: Bamboo, bound with string.; 19.85 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Missing both upper shank and reed sections. Pro... More

DCM 1513: Anonymous, Chinese Di (Transverse Flute)

DCM 1513: Anonymous, Chinese Di (Transverse Flute)

Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, lacquered black, bone ferrules, and with green, white, and pink design.; 59.2 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes, plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 ... More

DCM 1485: The Armstrong Co. Flute in C

DCM 1485: The Armstrong Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver-plate.; 71.4 cm. Key Holes System: All open standing keys, to low B, with three trill keys near head joint. Murray System prototype. Mark Maximum: PROTOTYPE 1 // W. T... More

DCM 1446: Anonymous Dvoynice

DCM 1446: Anonymous Dvoynice

Instrument type: Dvoynice Medium: Unidentified hard wood with low relief carving, geometric forms, stained light brown.; 30.8 cm. Key Holes System: Right pipe: 0/4 holes; left: 0/3 holes. Mark Maximum: Stamped... More

DCM 0643: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute in C

DCM 0643: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute in C

Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute in C Medium: Steel body with unidentified metal (possibly pewter) mouthpiece, all painted black.; 35.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance... More

DCM 1442: Anonymous, Japanese Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 1442: Anonymous, Japanese Vertical Whistle Flute

Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Bamboo.; 29.9 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Additional: In pencil: HOWY Provenance: Source not known.

DCM 1135: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

DCM 1135: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

Right hand joint has a slight flattened section cut along the fingerhole area. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus(?), silver lip plate, keys, silver ferrules over ivory, mother-of-pearl bushing at embouc... More

DCM 0650: I. G. Helt Flute in C

DCM 0650: I. G. Helt Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and ferrules, brass key.; 58.7 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap. Pin in block. Mark Maximum: (spread eagle) / I. G. HELT (on scroll) Mark Addition... 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 0147: Boehm & Mendler Flute in C

DCM 0147: Boehm & Mendler Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules, nickel silver ribs.; 66.4 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G# (originally open G#), Schleif (octave) key, roller C#, C. Mark Maxim... More

DCM 0944: Walter Crosby Fife in A-flat (B-flat)

DCM 0944: Walter Crosby Fife in A-flat (B-flat)

Instrument type: Fife in A-flat (B-flat) Medium: Rosewood(?), end ferrules with decorative (floral) engraving.; 44.45 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: W. CROSBY / BOSTON Mark Additional: Mark nea... More

DCM 0777: Anonymous, North American Indian (Southern Arapahoe) Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute)

DCM 0777: Anonymous, North American Indian (Southern Arapahoe) Courtin...

DCM ledger: "American Indian, Southern Arapahoe, Oklahoma." Tube decorated with blue paint at end, plus red paint inside, and over the 3 cord bindings. Flue cover painted blue with black beak and red cone or he... More

DCM 0350: Astor Flute in C

DCM 0350: Astor Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and ferrules, silver key.; 59.4 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat flap. Mark Maximum: GxASTOR & C° Mark Additional: Mark on all sections. Cap with ... More

DCM 1366: Anonymous, Chinese Di (Transverse Flute)

DCM 1366: Anonymous, Chinese Di (Transverse Flute)

Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Cane, with brown painted rings.; 51.1 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: Inscription in Chine... More

DCM 0527: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 0527: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

For its length, the 5 fingerholes are unusually high. Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Soft wood, brass mouthpipe, thong.; 65.3 cm. Key Holes System: 0/5 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance... More

DCM 0677: Auguste Buffet, jeune Piccolo in C

DCM 0677: Auguste Buffet, jeune Piccolo in C

According to DCM ledger, this instrument was gilded at some point or at least appeared to be gilded when received by DCM. Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Brass, cocus and metal cork-setting mechanism and ... More

DCM 1602: Anonymous Piccolo in E-flat (Body Joints only)

DCM 1602: Anonymous Piccolo in E-flat (Body Joints only)

An unusual piccolo originally in 4 joints although the head joint is missing. The upper body joint is marked "3" indicating there may have been interchangeable upper joints. Instrument type: Piccolo in E-flat (... More

DCM 0454: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flutes

DCM 0454: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flutes

According to DCM ledger, he understood these to be Nose Flutes, to be played together in unison, one in each nostril, and he therefore suspected that only the upper 4 of 5 lateral holes would be covered. Howeve... More

DCM 1245: Anonymous Fife in A-flat

DCM 1245: Anonymous Fife in A-flat

Instrument type: Fife in A-flat Medium: Unidentified wood, possibly ebony. Aluminum vessel top or mechanical part serving as end cap. Nickel silver end ferrule at bottom.; 38.4 cm. Key Holes System: 2/6 holes.... More

" Love stole the pipe of sleeping Pan and play'd / Then with his voice decoys the listening Swain."

" Love stole the pipe of sleeping Pan and play'd / Then with his voice...

after a drawing by Thomas Stothard, history painter, illustrator and designer, 1755-1834 (artist notes) British (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834 (original artist) Recto: t... More

DCM 1348: Maker not identified, possibly Germanic Flute in C

DCM 1348: Maker not identified, possibly Germanic Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cap and ferrules, silver keys.; 60.5 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flat flaps, silver key saddles. Mark Maximum: 1803 / (flower? ) / (illegible) // (flow... More

DCM 1013: Anonymous Whistle

DCM 1013: Anonymous Whistle

Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Carved ivory.; 11.6 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 2 Oct. 1930.

DCM 1155: Jabez McCall Camp Flute in C

DCM 1155: Jabez McCall Camp Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, bone(?) cap and ferrules, brass key.; 60.8 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Lovely cut and fit key. Mark Maximum: J. M. CAMP / LITCHFIELD / C... More

DCM 0277: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0277: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver plate keys and ferrules, metal-lined head and sockets.; 65.3 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, cylindrical. Standard 8-keyed model to low C, plus all principal... More

DCM 1510: Anonymous, likely American Piccolo in C

DCM 1510: Anonymous, likely American Piccolo in C

Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Boxwood, stained dark brown, brass key.; 31.15 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, round flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Head cracked at socket. Provenance:... More

Flötten, Hautbois, Flachinett, Fagot, und Clarinett (Flutes, Oboe, Flageolet, Bassoon, and Clarinet)

Flötten, Hautbois, Flachinett, Fagot, und Clarinett (Flutes, Oboe, Fla...

German (artist nationality) engraver and publisher (artist role) Recto: l. l.: (at bottom edge of image) Cum Priv. S. C. Majest.; l. r.: Martin Engelbrecht fec: et exc. A.V.; l. c.: (title, above text in old Ge... More

DCM 0127: Peter Bressan Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

DCM 0127: Peter Bressan Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

With both original and replacement block. Instrument type: Treble (Alto) Recorder in F Medium: Boxwood, stained brown, ivory beak and ferrules.; 50.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: P u I / BRES... More

DCM 0419: Thibouville (Counterfeit?) Flute in C

DCM 0419: Thibouville (Counterfeit?) Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass key, ivory ferrules.; 61.9 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat, articulated (pivot) flap, post and rod on a rectangular flange, recessed flush and applie... More

DCM 0779: Euler Piccolo in C

DCM 0779: Euler Piccolo in C

Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Rosewood(?), ivory head joint cap with metal cork-setting mechanism. Nickel silver keys and ferrules. Metal-lined tuning slide.; 31.5 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, round f... More

DCM 0801: Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

DCM 0801: Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

The head and foot joint have stamped near their socket ferrules a figure "7" and all 4 body joints have the same figure 7 stamped at both ends. These appear to be guide marks for the player (perhaps for the ama... More

DCM 0658: Johann Schell Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

DCM 0658: Johann Schell Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

Instrument type: Treble (Alto) Recorder in F Medium: Boxwood, stained brown.; 50.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: H. SCHELL (in scroll) / S / JS (decorative monogram) Mark Additional: Mark on h... More

DCM 1173: Luigi Vanotti Flute in C

DCM 1173: Luigi Vanotti Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver plate keys and ferrules.; 71.9 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, to low B with touchpiece for either finger plus alternate D# (which requires rotating foot j... More

DCM 1316: L'Instrument de Musique pour Tous Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 1316: L'Instrument de Musique pour Tous Vertical Whistle Flute

Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Metal, with plastic fipple section.; 31.85 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: BTE S.G.D.G. / IMT (monogram) / PARIS Provenance: Pierre Schneider, Par... More

DCM 0477: Otto Mönnig Flute in C

DCM 0477: Otto Mönnig Flute in C

With wood crutch. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver with silver plate keys, ferrules, ribs, metal-lined sockets and metal upper tenon body joint.; 67.1 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm s... More

DCM 0376: Fernand Chapelain & Cie. Flute in C

DCM 0376: Fernand Chapelain & Cie. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, wood cap, nickel silver keys, ferrules, lined sockets and middle joint upper tenon.; 67.2 cm. Key Holes System: DCM ledger: "Tulou model." 12 keys, including a very c... More

DCM 0185: Anonymous Flute in C

DCM 0185: Anonymous Flute in C

DCM ledger: "No name.... No value." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver cap, keys, ferrules, and lip plate ferrule.; 67.05 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, modern style key cups, post an... More

Le  Fluteur (The Flutist)

Le Fluteur (The Flutist)

after a painting by Alexis Grimou, painter, 1678-1733 (artist notes) French (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Grimou, Alexis, 1678-1733 (original artist) Recto: l. l.: (just beneath image) Peint par G... More

DCM 1662: Anthony Clarinet in A

DCM 1662: Anthony Clarinet in A

See DCM 271 and 1231. This and another Anthony clarinet in Minnesota appear to be the oldest surviving North American-made clarinets. Two other Anthony instruments (a concert flute and a walking stick) are pres... More

DCM 0240: Boehm & Greve Flute in C

DCM 0240: Boehm & Greve Flute in C

Each tenon strengthened with silver ferrule. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver head joint tuning slide components and silver ferrules.; 66.3 cm. Key Holes System: 9 keys, round flat flaps, post... More

DCM 0696: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

DCM 0696: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

Cap stamped: RUDALL & ROSE / PATENTEES (royal coat of arms, including crown, lion, and unicorn). Patented tuning slide which is advanced or retracted simultaneously with head joint tuning cork by rotating cap. ... More

DCM 0400: Scherer Flute in C

DCM 0400: Scherer Flute in C

With 2 corps de rechange although it may have had more. The head joint is unique in that the socket is a separate threaded part, the tenon for it being on the main body part. The head joint cap, if original, is... More

DCM 0972: Leonhard Lintner (Lindner) Flute in C

DCM 0972: Leonhard Lintner (Lindner) Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony(?), silver keys, ferrules.; 68.95 cm. Key Holes System: 9 keys, to low C, including alternate B-flat for RH first or second finger, round flat flaps, pin in block. Mar... More

DCM 0599: Key Flute in C (Fragment)

DCM 0599: Key Flute in C (Fragment)

Instrument type: Flute in C (Fragment) Medium: Boxwood, silver keys, ivory ferrules.; 46.6 cm. (as is) Key Holes System: Originally 8-keyed flute. Later, RH B-flat lever added (now missing) incorporating separ... More