Clarinet. Nominal pitch: A.
Technical description: Rosewood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Sharing unstamped cocus wood mouthpiece, marked for a ligature, with (5297). Barrel numbered. Curved speaker with chimney on front of the instrument. All tone-holes under rings lined with ebonite. Long tailed British A♭ key. Barret action. One extra trill key. R1 tone-hole through tenon of upper section. All tenons strengthened with german silver. Covered tone-hole for R2 to avoid finger spacing. Csharp mechanism. Integral wooden bell rim. 13keys, 3rings, 1plate, 4ebonite rollers. L0: T; speaker. L1: T; throat A♮. L2: T + ring; throat A♭. L3: T + ring; cross E♭₄/B♭₅. L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅. R1: T; Barret action (F₄/C₆; E♭₄/B♭₅); trill 1-2. R2: Plate. 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.
February 1904 - 1912, probably 1906
Boosey & Co [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
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/16082