Cornet a Pistons in B-flat
Auguste Raoux French
The instrument is a variant of the cornet a pistons, called Neocor; it features an upward pointing bell that is movably attached to the first valve; it comes with 2 shanks, 5 terminal crooks and a narrow shank for the crooks, permitting the instrument to be converted into the pitches Bb, A, Ab, G, F, E, and Eb; the cornet has 3 Stoelzel valves, which deepen the pitch by l, 1/2. and 1-1/2 steps respectively.
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