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What are the Parts of a Clarinet?

Lisas Clarinet Shop

Orchestral instruments are divided into four main categories: Strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. From all the families, only the woodwind family’s instruments are dissembled into smaller parts. Clarinet, as a member of the woodwind family, can be dismantled into 5 smaller parts. These parts are, from top to bottom, the mouthpiece, barrel, upper joint, lower joint and the bell.