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Evolution of the clarinet
1 Oct 2017
The invention of the clarinet.
Earliest known uses for the clarinet in concert music.
J. S. Bach introduces the clarinet to London.
The bass clarinet was first produced.
By this time, the clarinet has become the most popular instrument for solo pieces and is no longer being compared to other instruments. It is considered the best instrument for conveying sadness or grief.
Boehm's clarinet is the most popular model of the clarinet.
Plastic and Plexiglas models of the mouthpiece are made.
The first instrument resembling a clarinet is made by tying two tubes together with twine.
The medieval version of the clarinet, or chalumeau, is developed.
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