Clarinet


Clarinet

Family: Woodwind
How to play: By blowing wind directly into the instruments' edge & changing the pitch by opening & closing the holes with fingers.
First known Clarinet: The chalumeau, a single reed instrument, was the predecessor of clarinet. In 1690, Johann Christoph Denner & his son Jacob of Nuremborg improved the chalumeau by inventing the speaker key. This gave rise to the Clarinet.
Types: There are several types of clarinets, among them are: Tenor, Sopranino, Alto, Soprano, Octave, Tenor, Bass and Baritone.