Contra-Alto Clarinet

Contra-Alto Clarinet

Contra-Alto Clarinet

This instrument, sometimes known as the E-flat Contrabass, is pitched an octave below the E-flat Alto.  It possesses a warm and rich sound.  It is said to be very similar in response and ease of playing to the Bass Clarinet, and in fact some players think of it as just an over-sized Bass Clarinet.

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