Photograph: Jack Brymer with a Carl Boose clarinet in the tuning room at Edgware

This instrument is in the Boosey & Hawkes Collection.
Caption reads: An interesting comparison. Jack Brymer checks the pitch and intonation of a valuable ancient clarinet nearly 100 years old by means of the electro-stroboscope in a studio at the B & H factory.

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