D Clarinet

D Clarinet

D Clarinet range

I will only mention this instrument in passing.  It is pitched a minor second below the E-flat Clarinet and theoretically forms a pair with the smaller E-flat (akin to the relationship between the B-flat and A Clarinets).  However, in the US, the D Clarinet is almost non-existent. Its use in Europe is more common, but still rare. Traditionally, it has been said that its home is “east of the Rhine.” Continue reading “D Clarinet”