clarinet

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Excerpt from the film Siła tradycji [The Power of Tradition], produced as part of the project "Muzyczny folklor Podkarpacia - badania terenowe" [The Musical Folklore of Subcarpathia - Field Studies], Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów, 2014
Classification: 4 Aerophones / 42 Wind instruments proper / 422 Reedpipes / 422.2 Reedpipes with single reeds (clarinets) / 422.21 Individual reedpipes with single reeds / 422.211 With cylindrical bore / 422.211.2 With fingerholes
Maker: Unknown
Region: Carpathian area
Owner: Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów
Inventory number: MRE 9920
Description: body (wood) made of 5 components (mouthpiece, barrel, upper tube, lower tube, bell); mouthpiece covered with a metal hood, slightly narrowing towards a so-called "beak", supplied with a metal mechanism to mount the reed (cane); keywork and fingerholes located in the upper and lower tube; the instrument was stored in a rectangular case lined with fabric ("sheepskin" texture), closed with clasps
Materials: wood, metal
Performance practice: component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Zbigniew J. Przerembski


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