How to Assemble a Clarinet

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How to Assemble a Clarinet
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clarinet in case

clarinet in case

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Take the largest two sections and twist together- don't just push it will be a lot harder- the smaller one twists into the top of the larger one. video next step

Take the largest two sections and twist together- don't just push it will be a lot harder- the smaller one twists into the top of the larger one. video next step

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sorry about the camera angle- i had to rest it against the wall (also the big bang theory was playing in the background so sorry if you can hear that!)

sorry about the camera angle- i had to rest it against the wall (also the big bang theory was playing in the background so sorry if you can hear that!)

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the barrel (left) and the bell (right) these go on next. the bell goes on the bottom of the bit already assembled, and the barrel on top

the barrel (left) and the bell (right) these go on next. the bell goes on the bottom of the bit already assembled, and the barrel on top

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assembly of bell and barrel- again twist on not push

assembly of bell and barrel- again twist on not push

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the mouthpeice and reed

the mouthpeice and reed

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taking off the ligature (silver bit)

taking off the ligature (silver bit)

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how to put the reed on the mouthpeice. put the reed against it- try and move it so it is level with the top of the mouthpeice- then put the ligature back on and tighten with screws again

how to put the reed on the mouthpeice. put the reed against it- try and move it so it is level with the top of the mouthpeice- then put the ligature back on and tighten with screws again

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Check out the comment on slide 8 from Sheri VandeRiet to see an alternative way :)

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the reed on the mouthpeice

the reed on the mouthpeice

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putting the mouthpeice and reed on the rest- it goes on top of the barrel- TWIST ON- and when on move it round so that the reed, break (long silver key on back) and thumb rest are in a straight line.

putting the mouthpeice and reed on the rest- it goes on top of the barrel- TWIST ON- and when on move it round so that the reed, break (long silver key on back) and thumb rest are in a straight line.

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all done!

all done!

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Please like/ comment/ suggest improvements I love to hear from people :)

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