422.211.2

Clarinet in C, boxwood, ivory mounts. Five brass keys, flat, spare, mounted in turned rings. Modern mouthpiece. Sounding length (length without mouthpiece) is 53.3 cm. Bore somewhat oval. Badly warped, chip above bell-ring. Stamped: Winnen Paris.

The clarinet was developed in the early 18th century by members of the Denner family of Nuremberg in Germany. The clarinet is a versatile and popular instrument, and it has been widely used in bands, jazz ensembles, chamber music, popular and folk music.

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