Bb clarinet, Bb tárogató, and Bb soprano saxophone.

Though made of wood like a clarinet, the Hungarian tárogató has a conical bore like a saxophone, and so its tone is similar to a very dark soprano sax sound.

sound sample:

mp3 demo Soprano sax & tárogató 1.7MB


Above is a drawing of various sizes of tárogatók made by Stowasser of Budapest. Below is a bass tárogató sold recently on eBay.


All material Jay Easton 2001-2006 unless otherwise noted