A Selmer USA alto clarinet, a Buffet bass clarinet (extended to low C), and a Leblanc straight Bb contrabass clarinet (to low Eb).

Here are samples of each of these instruments playing an excerpt from Edward Solomon's Gypsy Song

mp3 demo alto clarinet 1.9MB

mp3 demo bass clarinet 1.1MB
mp3 demo of playful bass clarinet: Excursions (Cole) 3.3MB
mp3 short demo of bass clarinet low range
0.6MB

mp3 demo of contrabass clarinet 5.7MB

 

 

Bass vs. contrabass: above is a Buffet wooden bass clarinet (extended to low C), and below is a Vito plastic straight Bb contrabass clarinet (to low Eb).

 

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