The Clarinet's Many Colors Painted By Ricardo Morales
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The Philadelphia Orchestra's Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales
The clarinet is a versatile woodwind instrument that has evolved from its 18th-century beginnings. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, classical composers have used it to create a variety of moods. Philadelphia Orchestra's Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales illustrates some of the different sounds the clarinet can create, including the cuckoo sound, used by Beethoven in his Symphony No. 6.
An in-depth interview with Ricardo Morales.