Clarinet. Nominal pitch: B♭.
Technical description: Boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keywork. Six pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, middle section for the fingers of the right hand, lower section with keys, bell. Blackwood mouthpiece grooved for cord probably original. Waisted barrel. Upper section featured with square rings. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling. Zig-zag F♯₃/C♯₅. Bevelled G♯₃/E♭₅. Bascule key guided in a round ring. L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throat A♮. L2: T. L3: T. L4: E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅. R1: T. R2: T. R3: T. R4: T; G♯₃/E♭₅. Keymount type: turned wooden rings, swelling. Keyhead type: flat square. Repair History: Mouthpiece probably original, facing rebuilt by Jonathan Steward. Swelling must have been broken earlier and repaired with a saddle for L4 lever.
Miller, George [Person]
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:606, 675 with mouthpiece.
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/16326