The B-flat clarinet is probably the most well known type of clarinet. Unlike the oboe, it uses one reed not a double reed. The clarinet's tones can range from soft and low to high and sweet. The clarinet is usually heard in it's soft and low tone but it can also play some of the oboe tones too.
The clarinet also has a nickname like the bassoon, it is called "The man on the Flying Trapeze". A B-flat clarinet player can play an A clarinet at ease since the fingering for both instruments are the same. Sometimes an A clarinet player can switch to a B flat clarinet during the middle of a song that needed a B-flat clarinet.
This is a picture of the Clarinets with the percussionists and the bass drums in the back
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