When was the clarinet made?

Answer Johann Denner, a German woodwind maker, is generally credited with developing the first clarinet in the late 1600s or early 1700s; the exact date is not known. A precursor to the clarinet, the chal... Read More »

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What is a bass clarinet made of?

The bass clarinet has a beautiful low tone that sounds similar to the human voice. It is usually made of traditional materials, but there have been new materials introduced to instrument making in ... Read More »

What are clarinet reeds made of?

According to Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Magazine, clarinet reeds are made from "Arundo donax". This is a cane that is grown in many places. The cane grows for two to three years before it is... Read More »

Where is the Leblanc bass clarinet made?

G. Leblanc Corporation, headquartered in Kenosha, Wis., has three manufacturing facilities, in Elkhorn and Kenosha Wis., and La Couture-Boussey, France. LeBlanc manufactures instruments under the b... Read More »

How is a clarinet put together?

A clarinet comes in several pieces which require assembly before playing and disassembly after playing. The player must twist the joints together carefully to avoid damaging the instrument.PartsThe... Read More »