Flute: Side-blown flute

Scope and Content

A side-blown flute made of metal with the fingering holes of a baroque recorder. The instrument originally had a plastic embouchure which is now missing.

Maker: Meazzi.

Place of production: Italy.

Inscription: MEAZZI / "JUNIOR" / DO.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes

Administrative / Biographical History

Meazzi was an Italian musical manufacturer and distributor active during the 1950s to 1970s.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The instrument originally had a plastic embouchure which is now missing. Stored in original case.