Clarinet in Eb

Clarinet in Eb

Clarinet in E-flat (used especially in the military bands, but also in the orchestras). Single vane wood blowing instrument, stop, and closed cylindrical tube (the first harmonic is a 12 ° from the fundamental). Its current form dates back to 1700. Today the instrument is divisible into four (or five) sections: bell, 1st part, 2nd part, barrel and mouthpiece (with pick); the system used comprises between 20 and 22 keys.
Instrument divided into 5 sections (bell, body – 2 pieces, barrel and mouthpiece). It has 5 holes and 17 keys (2 open).

Edge aerof
Couesnon &
France – Paris, fl. between 1888-1931
Recording in the bell: COUESNON & / A PARIS
Tuning: Mi b
System: 17 keys


Name:  Clarinete Eb
Band: Banda Municipal do Funchal
Date:  []
Category:  Woodwind Instruments

C = 60,0 cm
Ø1 = 2,5 cm
Ø2 = 3,0 cm
Ø3 = 6,8 cm

Materials:  wood
Photo Date / Scan:  19/05/2018
Conservation State:   Bad

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