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Cecil Sharp's 3-hole pipe

         

 


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This pipe was given to Eric Foxley by Cecil Sharp's daughter Joan (who was secretary of the English Folk Dance Society in the 1930s). It was made as a special order by Dolmetsch (the firm is still going strong), probably in the early 1920s. Sharp died on 23rd June 1924.
A number of years after I had been given the pipe, I took it to the Dolmetsch workshop at Hazelmere, Surrey in the 1970s. I was taken to the "old man"
Carl Dolmetsch, who took one look at the pipe and before I could open my mouth said immediately "I remember that pipe, I made a set of six of them, for a Mr Sharp I think it was". Does anyone know where the others are?
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