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Soprano clarinet

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The term soprano clarinet is used occasionally to refer to those instruments from the clarinet family that occupy a higher position, both in pitch and in popularity than subsequent additions to the family such as the basset horns and bass clarinets. [1]

23 relations: A-flat clarinet, Alto clarinet, Bass clarinet, Basset clarinet, C (musical note), Clarinet, Clarinet family, Così fan tutte, E-flat clarinet, Idomeneo, Major second, Nicholas Shackleton, Saxonette, Schrammelmusik, Semitone, Single-reed instrument, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Transposing instrument, Turkey, Vienna, Wind instrument, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Woodwind instrument.

A-flat clarinet

The A-flat (A) clarinet is a member of the clarinet family, smaller and sounding a perfect fourth higher than the flat clarinet.

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Alto clarinet

The alto clarinet is a woodwind instrument of the clarinet family.

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Bass clarinet

The bass clarinet is a musical instrument of the clarinet family.

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Basset clarinet

The basset clarinet is a clarinet similar to the usual soprano clarinet but longer and with additional keys to enable playing several additional lower notes.

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C (musical note)

C (Do, Do, C) is the first note of the C major scale, the third note of the A minor scale (the relative minor of C major), and the fourth note (F, A, B, C) of the Guidonian hand, commonly pitched around 261.63 Hz.

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The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.

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Clarinet family

The clarinet family is a musical instrument family including the well-known flat clarinet, the bass clarinet, the slightly less familiar flat and A clarinets and other clarinets.

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Così fan tutte

(Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovers), K. 588, is an Italian-language opera buffa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart first performed on 26 January 1790 at the Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria.

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E-flat clarinet

The E-flat (E) clarinet is a member of the clarinet family.

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(Italian for Idomeneus, King of Crete, or, Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo, K. 366) is an Italian language opera seria by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Major second

In Western music theory, a major second (sometimes also called whole tone) is a second spanning two semitones.

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Nicholas Shackleton

Sir Nicholas John Shackleton FRS (23 June 1937 – 24 January 2006) was an English geologist and paleoclimatologist who specialised in the Quaternary Period.

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A saxonette is a soprano clarinet in C, A, or B that has both a curved barrel and an upturned bell, both usually made of metal.

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Schrammelmusik is a style of Viennese folk music originating in the late nineteenth century and still performed in present-day Austria.

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A semitone, also called a half step or a half tone, is the smallest musical interval commonly used in Western tonal music, and it is considered the most dissonant when sounded harmonically.

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Single-reed instrument

A single-reed instrument is a woodwind instrument that uses only one reed to produce sound.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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Transposing instrument

A transposing instrument is a musical instrument whose music is recorded in staff notation at a pitch different from the pitch that actually sounds (concert pitch).

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Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.

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Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Wind instrument

A wind instrument is a musical instrument that contains some type of resonator (usually a tube), in which a column of air is set into vibration by the player blowing into (or over) a mouthpiece set at or near the end of the resonator.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.

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Woodwind instrument

Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soprano_clarinet

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