History of the clarinet

By: Angelina Harjo

The clarinet was made many years ago.who made the clarinet? where was it made? How it developed over the years. what instrument family it comes from.


Johann Christoph Denner made the clarinet. Johann was born on August 13,1955. Denner was born in Leipzig to a family of horn-tuners. Denner is a famous woodwind instrument maker.Denner made the clarinet with two keys. He made two pips. Each pip had two holes on it. The clarinet was developed from an earlier instrument called a chalumeau and increased that instruments range by over two octaves.


The clarinet developed a lot.