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Clarinet . Nominal pitch: said to be high F.

Technical description: Boxwood, with ivory ferrules and brass keys. Six pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, middle section for the fingers of the right hand, lower section with keys, bell.Mouthpiece of dark wood, long tenon, short table, grooved for cord.Barrel: typically English, high-waisted.Upper section: Straight speaker, liner reaches almost to centre of bore.Middle section: cross key for R2 B♮₃/F♯₅, wide ivory ferrule, no thumbrest.Lower section: Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling.Bell discontinuous: at top noticeably thicker than lower section; the profile is similar to those of Metzler, cf. clarinet in C (2804). L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throatA♮. L2: T. L3: T; cross E♭₄/B♭₅. L4: E₃/B♮₄; zig-zag F♯₃/C♯₅. R1: T; side trill key for throatA-B♮. R2: T; cross B♮₃/F♯₅, R3: T. R4: T; G♯₃/E♭₅. Keymount type: blocks; swelling. Keyhead type: flat round.

  • Measurements:456; 409 to top of barrel.