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 Re: What is this clarinet pitched in?
Author: dubrosa22 
Date:   2017-12-06 09:26

Probably higher than 440 but possibly not by much however if it is from the first half of the 19th century:

'... We start the 19th century at around 425 Hz, move up to 430, head for 445 around the middle of the century, have a brief flirtation with higher pitches around 1875-85 (or perhaps earlier), then plummet back to pitches around 440.'

http://www.mcgee-flutes.com/Tuning.html

Of course the Metzler family did produce instruments during the peak of English High Pitch madness (and beyond)...
http://www.mcgee-flutes.com/Metzler.htm

V

P.S.
Thanks Terry :)



Post Edited (2017-12-06 09:27)

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