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From the Clarinet D'Amour to the Contra Bass

Welcome to the companion website for From the Clarinet d'Amour to the Contra Bass, by Albert R. Rice. This site contains photos of the instruments listed below. Please click on the photo number to the left to view the photos.

1. Jakob Grundmann, 4 key G alto clarinet (F-Arnouville-Lès-Gonesse, 1775).

2. Anon, 5 and 4 key C clarinets d'amour (D-Berlin, 2889, 2890, ca. 1800); two 4 key G clarinets d'amour, attributed to Gehring, Leipzig (D-Berlin, 84, 85, ca. 1790). Reproduced with permission of the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin.

3. Claude Hippolyte Collin, Paris, 6 key G clarinet d'amour (US-MA-Newton Centre, ca. 1810), side view.

4. Ludwig Embach, Amsterdam, 10 key E-flat alto clarinet (NL-Den Haag, 1935 0017, ca. 1830). Reproduced with permission of the Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague.

5. Louis Auguste Buffet, Paris, 13 key (+ 2 plateau, 2 ring) F alto clarinet (D-Uhingen, 1855-1860), front view.

6. Schürer, Rottenthal, 5 key C clarinet d'amour (NL-Den Haag, 0840704, ca. 1820). Reproduced with permission of the Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague.

7. Wilhelm Hesse, Brunswick, 8 key basset horn (US-Ann Arbor, 634, 1789). Reproduced with permission of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments University of Michigan, Christopher Dempsey, photographer.

8. Heinrich Grenser, Dresden, 12 key basset horn (GB-Edinburgh, 5255, ca. 1810). Reproduced with permission of the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments, Dr. Raymond Parks, photographer.

9. Heinrich Grenser, Dresden, 12 key basset horn (GB-Edinburgh, 5255, ca. 1810), box. Reproduced with permission of the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments, Dr. Raymond Parks, photographer.

10. Johann Heinrich Gottlieb Streitwolf, Göttingen, 15 key basset horn (D-Berlin, 91, ca. 1830). Reproduced with permission of the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin.

11. Franz Schölnast, Pressburg, 16 key basset horn (US-Ann Arbor, 632, ca. 1835). Reproduced with permission of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments University of Michigan, Christopher Dempsey, photographer.

12. Ignazio Miraz, Udine, 14 key basset horn (GB-Edinburgh, 90, ca. 1830). Reproduced with permission of the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments, Dr. Raymond Parks, photographer.

13. Beltrami (attributed), Lugano, 15 key basset horn (D-Uhingen, ca. 1850).

14. Johann Heinrich Gottlieb Streitwolf, Göttingen, 22 key bass clarinet (NL-Den Haag, 0840390, ca. 1835). Reproduced with permission of the Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague.

15. Catterino Catterini, Padova, 28 key (18 touches + 8 plateau) bass clarinet (GB-Oxford, 496, ca. 1833), front view. Reproduced with permission of the Bate Collection, University of Oxford.

16. Catterino Catterini, Padova, 28 key (18 touches + 8 plateau) bass clarinet (GB-Oxford, 496, ca. 1833), rear view. Reproduced with permission of the Bate Collection, University of Oxford.

17. De Azzi, Venice, 17 key bass clarinet (D-Uhingen, ca. 1848) front view.

18. De Azzi, Venice, 17 key bass clarinet (D-Uhingen, ca. 1848) rear view.

19. Nicola Papalini, Chiravalle, 5 key bass clarinet (B-Bruxelles, 940, ca. 1825) front view. Reproduced with permission of Musée des instruments de musique, Bruxelles.

20. Adolphe Sax, Brussels, 20 key (13 touches + 7 plateau) bass clarinet (US-MI-Ann Arbor, 637. Reproduced with permission of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments University of Michigan, Christopher Dempsey, photographer.

21. Adolphe Sax, Paris, 21 key (14 touches + 7 plateau) bass clarinet (NL-Den Haag, 0840392, ca. 1845). Reproduced with permission of the Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague.

22. Louis-Auguste Buffet, Paris, 20 key (thirteen + seven plateau) (US-MI-Ann Arbor, 635, ca. 1850) front view. Reproduced with permission of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments University of Michigan, Christopher Dempsey, photographer.

23. Louis-Auguste Buffet, Paris, 20 key (thirteen + seven plateau) (US-MI-Ann Arbor, 635, ca. 1850) rear view. Reproduced with permission of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments University of Michigan, Christopher Dempsey, photographer.



 
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