Clarinet. Nominal pitch: A.
Technical description: Cocus with german silver flush ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Ebonite mouthpiece shared with clarinet inA (3866). Slightly bulbous barrel with metal tuning liner; all sockets metal-lined, all tenons lapped with thread. Upper section: Zig-zag rod and axle speaker. Chimney. Speaker liner projects c1mm into bore.Long-tailed A♭ with touch slightly stepped above the level of the shank to enable the player to use either the continental (R1) or English (R2) fingering. Lower section: shaped thumbrest. Patent Csharp. No metal rim to bell. 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.
February 1904 - 1912, probably 1906
Boosey & Co
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:682; 614 to top of barrel.
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/17637