A popular single-reed woodwind instrument is the clarinet. This instrument has an interesting history as it has undergone many changes through the years. The clarinet was used by famous Classical composers such as Brahms, but it's also used in jazz music. This instrument has many different types, so if you're interested in playing the clarinet, here's a few tips to keep in mind.
This Day in Music History: 1838 - Composer Georges Bizet was born in Paris, France. He came from a musically-inclined family. His father taught singing and his mother was a pianist.
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