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Museum Viadrina Reka-Sammlung historischer Musikinstrumente [V/J 433]

Bassetthorn

Bassetthorn (Museum Viadrina CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: Museum Viadrina (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Basetthorn nach Gras 1788-1792. Das Bassetthorn ist ein um 1770 erfundenes Klarinetteninstrument in Altlage. Charakteristisch ist die abgeknickte Form des Rohres. Mozart hat dieses Instrument, das im Gegensatz zur tieferen Klarinette eher kühl und silbrig klingt, in seiner Kammermusik, in der Oper sowie im Requiem verwendet.

Material / Technique

Holz, Messing, Knochen: Ahorn mit Elfenbeinringen, Schallstück gehämmert. 7 Messingklappen.

Measurements ...

L 70 cm, B 12,5 cm, Trichter 59,5 cm

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[Last update: 2015/07/22]

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