Clarinet. Nominal pitch: B♭.
Technical description: Rosewood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces; mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Unstamped cocus wood mouthpiece, presumably original. Curved speaker with chimney on front of instrument. Long tailed British throat A♭ key. End pivoted F₃/C₅key. 12keys, 2rings. L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throat A♮. L2: T; throat A♭. 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 throat A-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: screwed in pillars. Keyhead type: modern. Repair History: The barrel is a replacement.
1868 or earlier
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:571, 644 with mouthpiece
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/15130