New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments by
Call Number: REF ML102.I5 N48 1984 (3rd Floor)
Publication Date: 1984
3 volume dictionary/encyclopedia of musical instruments. The entry on "clarinet" is a little more than 14 pages and is divided into the following sections: (1) The Clarinet Family, (2) Structure, (3) Compass, Registers and Intonation, (4) Organological History, (5) Acoustics, Mode of Operation and Fingering, and (6) Musical History. At the close of the clarinet entry is a list of approximately 160 of other clarinet types, from "alboka" to "zummara," with entries found throughout the dictionary. Photos and illustrations. Bibliography of approximately 100 books and articles.