3D Object DCM 0010: [Major elements of this instrument were constructed by Dayton C. Miller] / Flute in C

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Title
DCM 0010: [Major elements of this instrument were constructed by Dayton C. Miller] / Flute in C
Contributor Names
[Major elements of this instrument were constructed by Dayton C. Miller]
Created / Published
Cleveland, Ohio, 1902-1905.
Genre
Physical Objects
Notes
-  This instrument is Miller's design for his personal studio use, tuned to a=435, according to DCM, although it comfortably plays at A=440 or higher. Miller constructed major portions of the keywork, and assembled the entire instrument. DCM ledger: "Began design Jan. 1902, finished June 23, 1905. Repadded by RC&C and finally 'Finished' Sep 21, 1905."
-  Instrument type: Flute in C
-  Medium: 22 karat gold tube, 18 karat gold keys and ribs.; 75.15 cm.
-  Key Holes System: Boehm system, with Rockstro (F#, C-flat) and DCM features (such as DCM ledger: "original scale," large C# vent hole), open G#, post and rod.
-  Mark Maximum: Made by / D. C. Miller / Cleveland / 1904 (engraved on elliptical gold plate soldered on gold body tube, cursive)
-  Case: Period case lined with red plush fabric. Case hinge (fabric) torn full length.
Form
nonprojected graphic
photonegative
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
DLC Music Division, Library of Congress
Access Condition
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Online Format
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Description
Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | This instrument is Miller's design for his personal studio use, tuned to a=435, according to DCM, although it comfortably plays at A=440 or higher. Miller constructed major portions of the keywork, and assembled the entire instrument. DCM ledger: "Began design Jan. 1902, finished June 23, 1905. Repadded by RC&C and finally 'Finished' Sep 21, 1905." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: 22 karat gold tube, 18 karat gold keys and ribs.; 75.15 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, with Rockstro (F#, C-flat) and DCM features (such as DCM ledger: "original scale," large C# vent hole), open G#, post and rod. Mark Maximum: Made by / D. C. Miller / Cleveland / 1904 (engraved on elliptical gold plate soldered on gold body tube, cursive) Case: Period case lined with red plush fabric. Case hinge (fabric) torn full length. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
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Major Elements Of This Instrument Were Constructed By Dayton C. Miller. DCM: Major elements of this instrument were constructed by Dayton C. Miller / Flute in C. Cleveland, Ohio, to 1905, 1902. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/dcmflute.0010/>.