Clarinet. Nominal pitch: E♭.
Technical description: Blackwood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell.Original ebonite mouthpiece with a long table, ligature, and reed cap. Short, hardly bulbous barrel.Upper section: curved speaker acting on a pivot, tone-hole on the front of the instrument, chimney, speaker liner projects c2mm into bore.Wood under touchpieces for speaker and throatA recessed to fit them.Lower section: Patent Csharp; thumbrest.All leaf springs riveted with dark pins to the keys. L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throatA♮. L2: T; throatA♭. 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 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.
1927 (bell and lower section); 1929 (mouthpiece and upper section)
Hawkes & Son [Corporation]
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:474; 414 to top of barrel.
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/15933