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Should there be a C Horn with this Penzel Muller Low Pitch Set?

Discussion in 'Other Makes and Models' started by SouthCityPawn, Aug 7, 2015.

  1. SouthCityPawn

    SouthCityPawn

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    I'm thinking I am missing a horn for this Penzel Muller Low Pitch Set -- the wood case it came with has a slot for a 3rd clarinet. We have the A and the B, would there have been a a C Low Pitch?

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  2. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    More likely it's be a effer, aka an Eb soprano clarinet I would think. At least that's what my wife carries.
     
  3. SouthCityPawn

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    Thanks Gandy! I bet that Eb would be tiny!
     
  4. TrueTone

    TrueTone Clarinet, Sax, Oboe, History

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    And then there's the Ab...
    I'd like to try playing one some day.
     
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    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

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    Just dropping by to make an appearance every two months and to add my 2 cents, a completely assembled Eb horn could fit in the right side of that case -- and a fully-assembled Ab sopranino would be swimming in that spot. I do think the horns you currently have are an A and a Bb and I think you might be right that you're missing a C or, for that matter, an A or Bb Boehm system horn. One could then say that one of the empty slots on the left would hold a top joint and a barrel. The other slot on the left might be just for storage. I can't make a good argument for a 4th instrument.

    All hypothetical, of course. It's probable you can find a Penzel-Mueller catalog and find out: P-M made a lot of horns and there's a lot of documentation online. It's also possible that it's a non P-M case.
     
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