It�s old, but an excellent instrument that shows top quality wood and workmanship. $1595 BUFFET-CRAMPON "model 13" B-flat clarinet #1R-21, made in France in 1902. Practically speaking, all the sound shoots out the bell in a pretty directional beam pattern, much like a shotgun blast starts out as a narrow cylinder of hot lead and spreads out somewhat as it hurtles blisteringly to its destination. It�s an honest �step up� clarinet that�s not Chinese. $985 G.
The sharp ringshaped border of the sunk in hole will press in into the soft moist leather. Students should aim to create contrast between these two styles by playing fast staccato passages cleanly and with separation between notes, and using good air support in lyrical sections to create smooth, connected phrases. Its mellow tone quality blends beautifully and add... more info » Yamaha Professional Harmony Clarinets are made from grenadilla wood with metal tenon sleeves for improved seal and tonal resonance.
He pulled a 20+ year old Alto off the rack, explained a few things about playing it, and handed it over to my wife. Doubling with other instruments just works amazingly well. As with any instrument, the quality of sound that comes from a woodwind varies slightly depending on design, construction, and the type of wood or metal used. With a broad selection of instruments ranging from orchestral to brass, woodwinds, guitars, basses, keyboards, drums, percussion, and Brady Street Violins, we are proud to operate four locations in and around the Quad Cities area.
Each joint is stamped "Clair/Godfroy/a Paris", the head also stamped with serial number 830. Clarinets were traditionally made of wood, specifically grenadilla. Now many of the Chinese instruments have improved. Click on any horn name or its thumbnail to view details and full-size photos. Older clarinets often have better quality wood than new instruments, however. The key work is ergonomically made to fit perfectly into the player's hand.
Furthermore this has implications on the construction of the instrument: First it needs more tone holes than octavating instruments, because if you want to play scales up, note 9, 10 and 11 need their own tone hole. Absolutely no cracks to the wood, all new pads and corks from our shop in Wichita. Choose from over 50 models offered in every color of the rainbow. This is not always given with your standard clarinet today (except for very expensive models).
Gemeinhardt Alto Flute: Model 11ASHC, Ser. A14XX Professional model, solid silver head joint, silver plated body, foot-jont and keys. We look forward to serving all of your musical needs! It's nice to know that customer service still exist. He is featured on four commercial CD’s: Mysteries, Desertscape: New Music for Clarinet, Woodwind Music of Robert Fruehwald, Vol. 1, and Red Mesa Trio. Top recommendation, best buy price! $1595. Older clarinets often have better quality wood than new instruments, however.
No cracks to the wood, all parts original. Clarinets and saxes use a reed, a thin little sliver of bamboo clamped to the mouthpiece; the free end of the reed vibrates as the musician blows air into the mouthpiece, and then those vibrations excite the column of air in the instrument. The others were made by companies that never got much press, weren't in business very long, weren't routinely imported to America, etc. The three picturesque movements are entitled: I.
The instrument has come to us in very good original condition, with normal seventeen key/six ring Boehm system keywork. Clarinets offers you 3 different clarinets. S., the prominent players on the instrument since the 1980s have included Eddie Daniels, Don Byron, Marty Ehrlich, and others playing the clarinet in more contemporary contexts.  The clarinet is uncommon, but not unheard of in rock music. The value of all original English Boxwood Martin Freres Clarinets with manufacture dates before WWI are nearly extinct in playable condition.
Otherwise, proceed to next instruction. • Attach neck joint and bell. • Attach mouthpiece to neck joint, taking care not to apply downward pressure on the neck. • Gently hold the reed in your mouth or in water for a few minutes before putting it on the mouthpiece. • Place the reed on the mouth- piece and secure it with the ligature. One usually considers the Bb Clarinet to be the most agile member of the woodwind family, after the flute. The top or altissimo register consists of the notes above the written C two octaves above middle C (C6).  All three registers have characteristically different sounds.
That's another one I see frequently. (Perhaps assembling a clarinet should be a requirement to determine mechanical aptitude, even in non-musical arenas?) But it's more than that; it also alludes to a lack of interest in presentation or at least in wanting to understand something new. Dances became formalized into instrumental suites and were composed by virtually all composers of the era. The instruments of Chris Hein – Winds offer true legato in up to four dynamic layers.