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Introduction

Introduction

Clarinets come in several different sizes and play an equally important role in jazz and classical music.

Joy Farrall and Julian Siegel explain how the clarinet is put together, how you make a noise and the very different sounds it can produce...

A modern clarinet

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Feature

The clarinet: what's it like?

The pieces of a clarinet

Exploring the sound of this lyrical and popular instrument

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Articles

Articles
Hands playing the clarinet

Julian Siegel demonstrates how to get the best out of your chosen instrument

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Learning the importance of correct breath control

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A modern day clarinet

The sound created by the single reed and the importance of shape

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Mozart

Looking at the instrument's versatility and its ability to cross styles of music

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The bell of a bass clarinet

Julian Siegel talks about the different ways a bass clarinet can be used in jazz

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Joy Farrall explains what it's like to play the largest member of the clarinet family

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Looking at the construction, sound and techniques of the clarinet and bass clarinet

Looking at the construction, sound and techniques of the clarinet and bass clarinet

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Clarinet player Joy Farrall talks about life as a professional clarinet player

Clarinet player Joy Farrall talks about life as a professional clarinet player

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