The Clarinet and Its Case

YOUR CLARINET:

My own clarinet. I will use this to demonstrate the parts and assembly of the instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bell.

Bell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower Joint OR Lower Section

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back of Lower Joint, Thumb Rest

 

 

THUMB REST— is that sliver of metal on the back of the lower joint. This is where the right thumb goes to hold up and balance the clarinet.

Upper Joint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register Key on Upper Joint

 

Barrel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ligature on Mouthpiece

Ligature on Mouthpiece

 

 

 

LIGATUREMake sure the screws are on the right hand side.

Reed

Reed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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