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Bass clarinet

Black stained wood, heavily lacquered; brass bell, mounts and keywork; nickel silver crook and mouthpiece cap: Albert system with covered holes; two independent speakers. The bell upturned. Crook and mouthpiece cap not original.

  • Date:
    late 19th century
  • Maker:
    Maino & Orsi [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    Royal College of Music Museum
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  • Inscriptions:"MAINO & ORSI / MILANO" in a cartouche with a crest or coat of arms above and a monogram (?) M below
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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Length: circa 900mm. Round curves: circa 1280mm.