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The Baroque Clarinet and Chalumeau

Albert R. Rice


The second edition of The Baroque Clarinet (1992) is a history of the clarinet and chalumeau from antiquity to 1760 in six chapters: “Origins of the Chalumeau,” “Music for the Chalumeau,” “The Earliest Clarinets,” “Playing Techniques for the Baroque Clarinet,” “Music for the Baroque Clarinet,” and “Baroque Clarinet in Society.” There are five appendices: four checklists of extant chalumeaux, extant clarinets, chalumeau music and sources from 1694 to 1780, clarinet music and sources from about 1715 to 1760; and a fifth of chalumeau and clarinet concerts, rehearsals, and clarinets for purchase i ... More

Keywords: clarinet, chalumeau, invention, origins, makers, music, court, church, military, Johann Christoph Denner

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190916695
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190916695.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Albert R. Rice, author
Review Editor, American Musical Instrument Society Journal and Newsletter