E-flat Alto Clarinet

Alto Clarinet

E-flat Alto Clarinet range

The Alto Clarinet is a larger clarinet in E-flat pitched a major sixth below the written notes.  Traditionally, this has been the instrument used in the band.  However, the Alto Clarinet has had a troubled life in the band world.  As early as the 1950s, band directors were calling for its removal.  Continue reading “E-flat Alto Clarinet”