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Slide trombone (tenor in B flat), Hawkes & Son, London, 1890–1920

DETAILS

Object name
Maker
Date
late 19th to early 20th century
Place
Object number
RCM0220
Acquisition
Gift from Holst, Miss Imogen — 1934-12-06

Description

Plated brass throughout with ornamental garnishes. Water key in slide bow. Formerly owned and played by Gustav Holst. According to Gustav Holst's daughter Imogen, the trombone was bought later in life to perform in Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols with the composer. It was also used to play in Imogen Holst's amateur orchestra in 1932.

Dimensions

Length (slide closed): 1190mm.

Associations

owned by Holst, Gustav

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