Cornet in B-flat

John Augustus Köhler British

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 680

Three disc valves with piston action, developed around 1847-49. The bore largely corresponds to that of a trumpet, but in England, such types played with a funnel-shaped mouthpiece bore were usually called cornets. The type of mouthpiece contributes much to the cornetlike character of the sound.

#Allan Dean, trumpet; Jonathan Hall, Steinway piano (1985.407) (2004)



  1. Allan Dean, trumpet; Jonathan Hall, Steinway piano (1985.407) (2004)
  2. 9314. Cornet (Trumpet) in B-flat, Part 1
  3. 9323. Cornet (Trumpet) in B-flat, Part 2
Cornet in B-flat, John Augustus Köhler (British, London ca. 1810–1878 London), Brass, silver-plated, British

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