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Author Topic: Contrabass Clarinet Bell  (Read 1483 times)

Offline DaveLeBlanc

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Contrabass Clarinet Bell
« on: January 09, 2013, 04:46:55 PM »
I have noticed that some c-bass clarinets have a TINY bell...  Why is this?
Contra Alto clarinets have a bell that is proportional in size to the large size of the body and the long neck...  However, the C-bass has a very long neck and body but a bell slightly larger than that of a regular bass...

Any partiular reason for this horrendously top-heavy look?
David Watson of the original The Clarinet Pages
Irvine, California, United States