Subcontrabass Clarinets

 Sub-Contrabass Clarinets  

There are two experimental instruments pitched one octave below the Contra-alto and Contrabass (the Octo-Contra-Alto and the Octo-Contrabass respectively).  Continue reading “Subcontrabass Clarinets”

Contrabass Clarinet

Contrabass Clarinet

Contrabass Clarinet range

This is the lowest clarinet to be found today sounding one octave below the Bass Clarinet.  It is always pitched in B-flat (contrary to what Arnold Schoenberg wrote in his 5 Orchestral Pieces when he scored for an instrument in A!).  Continue reading “Contrabass Clarinet”