Clarinet. Nominal pitch: C.
Technical description: Rosewood, with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Mouthpiece grooved for cord, table full-length, for a broad reed (14mm wide at tip). Barrel squat. Upper section: Straight speaker. Speaker liner projects to centre of bore. Lower section: rollers on long keys for L4. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling. No thumbrest. Discontinuous bell with a german silver rim. Four keys in saddles (throatA?, F?/C?, F??/C??, B??/F??). L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throatA?. L2: T; throatA?. L3: T; E??/B??. L4: C??/G??; E?/B??; F??/C??. R1: T; side F?/C?; side trill key for throatA-B? and B?-C. R2: T; cross B??/F??. R3: T; B??/F??; side B??/F??. R4: T; G??/E??. Keymount type: blocks, saddles, bell-shaped swelling. Keyhead type: shallow saltspoon.Technical description: Cocus with german silver keys, ferrules and bell rim. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Mouthpiece with a long, wide table and ligature. Barrel slightly bulbous. Upper section: Long A♭ key. Tone-hole for the speaker at the front of the instrument; speaker chimney bowl-shaped. Lower section: thumbrest shaped. Leaf and needle springs. Bell continuous. , L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throatA♮. L2: T + spectacle; throatA♭. L3: T + spectacle; cross E♭₄/B♭₅. L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅. R1: T; side F₄/C₆ + side E♭₄/B♭₅ (Barret action); side trill key for throatA-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: pillars. Keyhead type: modern.
Probably John Hudson
University of Edinburgh
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:422.211.2 (Single) clarinets with cylindrical bore, with fingerholes
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.211.2 (Single) clarinets with cylindrical bore, with fingerholes
- Repository:University of Edinburgh
- Measurements:598; 529 to top of barrel.
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/14967