Clarinet. Nominal pitch: B♭.
Photo by Raymond Parks © The University of Edinburgh
Technical description: Rosewood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Curved speaker with chimney on front of the instrument. Long tailed throat A♭ key. End pivoted F₃/C₅. 12 keys, 2 rings. L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throat A♮. L2: T; throat A♭. L3: T; cross E♭₄/B♭₅. L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅. R1: T; side F₄/C₆; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C. R2: T + spectacle. R3: T + spectacle (forked B♭₃/F♮₅); cross B♭₃/F♮₅. R4: G♯₃/E♭₅; F₃/C₅. Keymount type: screwed in pillars. Keyhead type: modern. Mouthpiece missing.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
bought at Puttick and Simpson with (4684).; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.
Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection
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