Lorein / Rene Lorein

This clarinet looks somewhat like the Artley/Armstrong clarinets. Maybe it was a predecessor. The clarinet has the same plastic and brushed finish of the Artley line. However key work is very different, especially the separate posts for the Ab/Eb.

Serial  #752
Barrel: 66.6mm (too long for me)
Bore LH joint top: 14.8mm
Bore LH joint at bottom: 14.6mm Looks poly-cylindrical
Approximate date of manufacture: late 1950s or early 1960s

Intonation results taken when playing loud and not lipping. See how to interpret these results on the Model Comparison Page.

For this test, I used a 66mm Vito barrel, pulled .2mm at the barrel and 2mm at the middle.

High register

GStrings/Flutini

F
-8

E
-3

D
3

C
0

B
3

B-flat
1

A-1
Mid



G-3

F-6

E-6

D-4

C-4

B-5
Throat tones


B-flat5

A15

G15

F8

E14
Chalemeau


D8

C10

B-flat5

A3

G-7

F-16

E

Intonation summary: Awful.

Key work quality: Very sturdy.

This clarinet is most appropriate for: No one. Make into table lamp.




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