Showing results

Hide images

Clarinet in B-flat

Clarinet made of boxwood, in five sections (barrel, upper, middle and lower joints, and bell) with ivory ferrules and brass keywork. Six keys mounted in blocks and lower joint stock bulge, with flat, square covers, and flat springs attached to keys. Wooden mouthpiece with grooves. Nominal pitch: B-flat. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

  • Culture:
  • Period:
  • Materials:
  • Specific materials/techniques:
  • Decorative elements:
  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: [Royal Coat of Arms] / PARKER / LONDON|Stamped on barrel, and body joints: PARKER / LONDON
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.211.2 (Single) clarinets with cylindrical bore, with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 600mm; Bell diameter: 75mm