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Heckelphone #5007

According to Edith Reiter's 2014 book, this instrument was completed on 10 October 1999; it is a model voll cons ("full conservatory system") and has an additional muting bell.

As of November 2020, heckelphone #5007 is owned by the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen (Denmark). It is likely (although not yet confirmed) that the Royal Danish Academy purchased the instrument upon its completion and has owned it since then.

This instrument is in regular use and in excellent condition.

Some pictures (from 2020):

Heckelphone #5007
Heckelphone #5007
Heckelphone #5007 in case Heckelphone #5007 top joint Heckelphone #5007 middle joint Heckelphone #5007 bell Heckelphone #5007 muting bell Heckelphone #5007 detail Heckelphone #5007 bocals

Heckelphone #5007 in action (2014):

The instrument can be seen (and heard) at 8:40, 17:21 and 18:25; the heckelphonist is Ulrich Trier Ortmann from the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.

Many thanks to Magnus Kongsmo Karlsen for kindly providing much of the information as well as the pictures shown on this page. To provide further details on the history of this instrument to be included on this page, please contact me at heckelphone@gmx.net.