In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The instruments all stopped except a clarinet, which gave a loud squeak.
- My mother played some piano and my father was able to play violin, some piano, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet and trombone.
- He wrote several violin concertos and a smaller number for wind including probably the first solo clarinet concerto.
- She takes piano lessons and plays clarinet in our fifth grade band.
- I play guitar and the piano and am learning the clarinet.
- But in 1954 he stopped playing the clarinet, claiming he could not achieve the level of artistry he desired.
- The members of the clarinet section called after her loudly.
- He started playing the clarinet at 20 and soon moved on to the saxophone.
- I stopped readying my clarinet and looked him in the eye.
- Because the bore is cylindrical, clarinets are much cheaper to make than oboes.
- I also learned to play the violin, the clarinet, the saxophone and the accordion.
- He played clarinet in a town orchestra whose instruments were donated by a mill owner.
- Finally, something interesting was coming up: a rare, but long-awaited second clarinet solo.
- In the orchestra, she plays two musical instruments: the bass clarinet and piccolo clarinet.
- The programme includes the Mozart clarinet concerto, Vaughan Williams' Folk Song Suite and Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance.
- His Cello Concerto in C, Op. 20, written in 1899 has a surprise opening, with the oboe and then the clarinet appearing before the cello.
- He began playing the piano when he was five, then played a lot of different instruments in high school, including the oboe and the clarinet.
- I was invited to play the clarinet in the camp orchestra, which was a huge treat for me.
- Griffiths came to the orchestra as a clarinet player six months ago.
- Two thirds of the children had some musical experience and those with orchestral skills played violins, clarinets, cellos, flutes and saxophones.
- Darius wanted to bring in a bass clarinet for this.
- She began to learn the clarinet, saxophone and oboe in 1985, and learned the art of conducting at the Mozart Conservatory of Music in Salzburg in 1995.
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