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Kenneth G. Fiske Museum

 

Piccolos and Flutes

 

Piccolos

W15    5-key, Jean-François Martin, La Couture, ca. 1835.

W268  1-key, Firth, Hall & Pond, New York, ca. 1840.  Stamped “C”, six-fingered noted = C.

W11    1-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1880.

W241  6-key, Anonymous, German or US origin, ca. 1900.

W16    D-flat, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1920.

W17    D-flat, Gottfried Hermann Hüller, Schöneck, ca. 1930.

W153  D-flat, Gottfried Hermann Hüller, Schöneck, ca. 1930.  Embouchure and barrel of ebonite.

 

Ceramic Flute

W228  Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1955.

 

Small Flutes

W256  F, 4-key, Friedrich Boie, Göttingen, ca. 1820.

W281  F, 4-key, William Phillips, London, ca. 1825.

W19    F, 6-key, George Cloos, New York, ca. 1875.

W18    F, 6-key, Agostino Rampone, Milan, ca. 1910, serial no. 6089.  Low pitch.

 

Flutes

 

Early and Simple-system flutes

W114  1-key, Proser, London, ca. 1790.  Boxwood and ivory ferrules.

W211  1-key, Friedrich Gabriel August Kirst, Potsdam, ca. 1790.  Palisander and ivory ferrules.

W269  4-key, Goulding & Co., London, ca. 1800.  Stained boxwood, ivory ferrules.

W270  6-key, Charles Wigley, London, ca. 1810.  Ivory with silver ferrules and keys.

W231  6-key, George Astor & Horwood, London, ca. 1815.  Boxwood, ivory ferrules in wooden case.

W144  8-key, William Henry Potter, London, ca. 1820.

W20    1-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1820.

W232    8-key, Clementi & Co., London, ca. 1825.  Concentric groves on embouchure and barrel.

W196  6-key, William Henry Potter, London, ca. 1825.  Loan of Boquet-Moir Collection, 1994.

W145  8-key, Anonymous, English origin, ca. 1825.  With painting of man holding this flute.

W197  8-key, Henry Hill, London, ca. 1829, serial 2553.  Loan of Boquet-Moir Collection, 1994.

W213  5-key, Anonymous, possibly US origin, ca. 1830.

W27    8-key, Anonymous, English origin, ca. 1830.

W253  8-key, William Whitely, Utica, New York, ca. 1830.  Ivory head joint, ebony body, metal tubes in finger holes.

W24    4-key, Edward Baack, New York, ca. 1840.

W21    1-key, Firth, Hall & Pond, New York, ca. 1845.

W212  1-key, William Hall & Sons, New York, ca. 1850.

W244  4-key, Ferdinand G. Schauffler and John Leuckhardt, Boston, ca. 1855.

W22    4-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1860.

W23    4-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1860.

W234  4-key, William Pond & Co., New York, ca. 1870.  In a large folding wooden case.

W254  1-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1870.

W25    6-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1870.

W28    8-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1870.

W30    9-key, Anonymous, German origin, ca. 1890.

W243  13-key simple-system, Anonymous, of German or US origin, ca. 1900.

W26    8-key, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1910.  Low pitch.

W214  8-key, German origin, ca. 1920 marked “Nach H. F. Meyer/Hannover”.

W147  6-key, Gottfried Hermann Hüller, Schöneck, ca. 1930.

 

 

Reform and Boehm-system flutes

W173  Boehm-system, Eugène Albert, Brussels, ca. 1860.  Loan of Bocquet-Moir Collection, 1993.

W283 Boehm 1867 System, Rudall Carte & Co., London, 1892, serial no. 2205, High-pitched.

W284 Boehm 1867 System, Rudall Carte & Co., London, 1882, serial no. 10462. Altered by Rudall Carte in the 1930s to 440, and the number 2 was added to the serial number.

W31    Reform-system of German origin, ca. 1890 marked “J. Hansen, Randers”.

W32    Boehm-system, Boosey & Co., London, ca. 1892, serial no. 14123.

W175  Boehm-system, Djalma Julliot, La Couture, ca. 1898, serial no. 206.  Loan of Bocquet-Moir Collection, 1993.

W135  Boehm-system, Anonymous, US origin, ca. 1900.

W198  Boehm-system, Djalma Julliot, La Couture, ca. 1905.  Loan of Bocquet-Moir Collection, 1994.

W192  Boehm-system, Baxter-Northrup, Los Angeles, ca. 1920.

W242  Boehm-system, Giuseppe Barlassina, Milan, ca. 1920.

W245  Boehm-system, Emil Rittershausen, Berlin, ca. 1920.

W199  Boehm-system, Baxter-Northrup, Los Angeles, ca. 1925.

W146  Boehm-system, Isadore Lot, Paris, ca. 1925.

 

Reproductions of Historical Flutes

W217  Copy of an Hotteterre flute, Anonymous, of German origin, ca. 1970.

W218  Soprano flute after Mersenne, Friedrich Von Huene, Boston, ca. 1970, serial no. 2965.

W219  Alto flute after Mersenne, Friedrich Von Huene, Boston, ca. 1970, serial no. 1804.

W220  Bass flute after Mersenne, Friedrich Von Huene, Boston, ca. 1970, serial no. 2225.