The Vienna Collection has a rich selection of curved soprano cornetti. These four instruments are high pitched, with an A around 470 Hz. according to most players, but this can change in both directions according to the player's mouthpiece and playing technique.
Bellow there is a brief description of these four instruments.
Left-curved soprano cornetto with its original mouthpiece still attached.
Instrument’s length: 573,6 mm.
This is an extraordinary instrument. For a full description please read here.
Right-curved soprano cornetto.
Instrument’s length: 573,1 mm.
Left-curved soprano cornetto.
Instrument’s length: 570,6 mm.
Right-curved soprano cornetto with a very curious shrinking at the lower end of its bore.
Instrument’s length: 585,8 mm.
Source of the measurements and pictures: Beatrix Darmstädter, "Die Zinken und der Serpent der Sammlung Alter Musikinstrumente“, Edition Bochinsky, 2011, ISBN 978-3-941532-08-3
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