Clarinets were first introduced during the Renaissance period. In 1690, Johann Cristoph Denner invented the clarinet. Of course, it looked very different than modern clarinets.
The name of this family of instruments comes from the fact that in the past they used to be crafted from wood. Contemporary woodwinds are made from several materials, like brass, metals, combinations of several raw materials and of course also from wood. Woodwinds have a thin, long column of air. The low note is… Continue reading Woodwind Instruments