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. Mouthpiece probably original. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling. 8 keys. L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throat A♮. L2: T. L3: T; cross E♭₄/B♭₅. L4: E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅. R1: T; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C. R2: T; cross B♮₃/F♯₅. R3: T. R4: T; G♯₃/E♭₅. Keymount type: blocks and swelling. Keyhead type: shallow cup. Mouthpiece badly re-laid and scratched.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
648 with mouthpiece.
Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.
Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection
Miscellaneous sections of clarinets
Clarinet in C (Martin) Boehm