From a distance theinstrument may look corresponding to an oboe. In contrast to the oboe's thin double reed,browsing like a straw, the clarinet has got a wide mouthpiece with a single reed fixed onto it. Furthermore it has got acylindrical bore, this is, the full length is of thesame diameter apart from the very lower end called the bell, much against this to most otherwind gadgets. The clarinet's historical past begins with its inventionaround 1700: The German tool maker J. C. Denner built it according to a very simpleshepherd's tool, the chalumeau, which then had a considerable number of about one octave. Until today several clarinet methods have been built, essentially the most primary being the French Boehm system used in English speaking countries, too and the German system in German speaking nations. Since 1800 Mozart, Weber, Beethoven the clarinet is fully established in symphonic music, regularly occurring music, dance and military music and then in a while in Jazz and dad, but also is used in Indian, Persian and Turkish music, Gipsy, Kletzmer or even Arabian music with its non European scales. Clarinets are not extraordinarily dear you get "quite good" new instruments in addition to a far better but used ones beginning from about 500 Euros a bit greater than 500 US$. Neither is the clarinet large or difficult to carry about. The tool case fits into a standard rucksack just talk about logistics with a bassoonist, a tuba player or a drummer!A young child can begin to learn playing the clarinet as soon as it has his/her adult teeth are there and the hands are large enough.