photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Excerpt from the film Siła tradycji [The Power of Tradition], produced as part of the project "Muzyczny folklor Podkarpacia - badania terenowe" [The Musical Folklore of Subcarpathia - Field Studies], Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów, 2014
Classification: 4 Aerophones / 42 Wind instruments proper / 422 Reedpipes / 422.2 Reedpipes with single reeds (clarinets) / 422.21 Individual reedpipes with single reeds / 422.211 With cylindrical bore / 422.211.2 With fingerholes
Maker: Niewczyk K.
Date: late 19th century
Village / Town: Lviv
Region: Carpathian area
Country: present day Ukraine
Owner: Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów
Inventory number: MRE 8297
Description: body (wood) made of 5 components (mouthpiece, barrel, upper tube, lower tube, bell); the instrument is likely a complete original; the reed was attached to the mouthpiece using two bolts; mouthpiece covered with a metal hood; keywork (full, ring-shaped) and fingerholes in the upper tube (11 fingerholes) and lower tube (8 fingerholes); a maker's label on the upper tube, stating: "Niewczyk we Lwowie" [Niewczyk in Lviv]; the instrument is stored in an original, wooden case
Measurements: 510 mm
Materials: wood, metal
Inscriptions: F. Niewczyk / we / Lwowie
Performance practice: component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Jolanta Pękacz / Zbigniew J. Przerembski

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