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 Conn 482N Bass Clarinet Question
Author: Natalies93 
Date:   2021-03-01 01:48
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Hi! I have an old Conn 482N bass clarinet that I played back in elementary school. I have been researching and trying to figure it out if it goes down to a low Eb or a low C. I have lost nearly all knowledge of what I knew back then haha so forgive me if this is a silly question. Just looking for some detailed info before I decide if I’d like to sell it or hold onto it. I’ve attached a photo.


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 Re: Conn 482N Bass Clarinet Question
Author: jdbassplayer 
Date:   2021-03-01 02:45

Neither, it only goes to low E unfortunately. This might make it difficult to sell, although it is still a decent instrument otherwise.


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 Re: Conn 482N Bass Clarinet Question
Author: m1964 
Date:   2021-03-01 04:17

Looks to me like to low E, even though I never played a bass.
I home that some one else (who played a bass) will answer to you as well.

Post Edited (2021-03-01 04:18)

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 Re: Conn 482N Bass Clarinet Question
Author: David Spiegelthal 2017
Date:   2021-03-01 05:32

Only to low-E, yes. But they're decent instruments, and if you want it to be useful in today's world, a single-note extension to give it the modern standard range to low Eb is not that difficult to build and install.

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