Clarinet. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Alternative Title

Clarinet.

Instrument

Clarinet

Instrument Family

Wind

Maker

Boosey & Hawkes

Place Made

London; Europe; England; United Kingdom

Date Made

1945

Description

Technical description: blackwood with plated metal probably german silver chromium-plated.Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell.Ebonite mouthpiece with a long table, ligature and reed-cap. Barrel bulbous in its lower half with two german silver ferrules.Upper section: straight speaker, liner projects almost into the middle of the bore. Lower section: thumbrest. Bell almost continuous. L0: T + ring + vent F₄/C♮₆; speaker. L1: T + ring F♯₄; throatA♮; throatA♭. L2: T + E♭₄/ B♭₅ corresponding ring. L3: T; cross E♭₄/ B♭₅, L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; F₃/C♮₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅. R1: T + ring; B♭ via correspondence; trills 1-2-3;, R2: T + ring B♮₃/F♯₅; B♭ via correspondence. R3: T + ring B♮₃/F♯₅; B♭ via correspondence; cross B♮₃/F♯₅. R4: G♯₃/E♭₅; E₃/B♮₄; F₃/C♮₅; F♯₃/C♯₅. Keymount type: pillars, Keyhead type: modern

Other Information

General usage of type: average non-professional Boehm clarinet.

Notes

h.fricke, july 2005.

Measurements

669, 600 to top of barrel.

Provenance

on loan to the Collection.

Collection

MIMEd

Accession Number

920

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