US1575621A - Ligature for clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces - Google Patents

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US1575621A
US1575621A US616128A US61612823A US1575621A US 1575621 A US1575621 A US 1575621A US 616128 A US616128 A US 616128A US 61612823 A US61612823 A US 61612823A US 1575621 A US1575621 A US 1575621A
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Parme Frederic
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    • G10DSTRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; AEOLIAN HARPS; SINGING-FLAME MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
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[March 9 1926. 1,575,621 I H. M. CHIRON ET AL LIGATURE FOR CLARINET AND -ISAXOPHONE MOUTHPIECES,

Filed Jan. 31 1923 INVENTORS HMC/zz'iwz EPar-me TES nizeronipna aRius -cHIRoN ANDtFREDERI C raa vmfor NEwiYoim, TN. tr.

l LIGATUREEOR'CLABINET- AND saxornonnmonrnrmons.

"""Ap pl-icat ion filedJanuary 31-, 192s. "Seria1 1 T o.-e1 6,128.

- To allwhom it ma oovzice mtfl Beitgkiiown that we, I-I1ri o1;1"rn MARIUS CHInoN," a citizen of France, and FREDERIO PA ME, a citizen of the United States, re-

7 1 We attain thiseflectby the meansthatare siding in the city ofjNewi York, county of New York, a'nd the State of New York, have invented t"'1'16\V.- and useful Improvement in the Ligatu're for Clarinet and Saxophone specification, to wit;

This invention provide a ligature for clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces, vwhich greater nil- 'plificationfof sound vibrations of the reed isgreceiyed;

illustrated in the I accompanying drawing lfigfl is front sideyieW-of the rubber is);

f v a Fig; 21 is the front bottom'view ofzrthe ISO y at h 1 a Fig: "sfl the'fro'ntside'iiiew of-the ligaturer t in which, I

; Fig; "5 is the", front fyiew of v :foration 3 is the body of isolator. 4c are .the' teeth on bottom of isolator Fig. 2; i V

6 are are-the two rings ofligature Fig; 13.

M (the twosides of ligature holding the fi inplace. 7"are the socketsyon'each side -ofz1 ings '5',' to receive 'thumb-screws8i 9 18 a. Similar numerals} re With the present type" of ligature brations in clarinet and a saxophone reeds.

a cross lsection oii the reed. section'jofthe mouthpiece.

fthroughout the various drawings.

' aiedulled and restrained. This is duelto iheffact fthatlthe' two rings of the ligature;

rubber or some other soft material.

Mouthpieces of, which l-the following. is the relates to r improvements 7 in mouthpieces, and the main oblect is to 10 is a cross,

ier' to similar: parts when in place that but little vibration is possible. With our improved ligature however, the vibration ofthe'reed can be great- 1y" increased by adding isolators, madeflof The isolators contact with the reed and the rings of the ligature retain said isolators in place.

The general operation of our ligature is] the sameas any other ligature, with the ex: oeption of the isolators. v

in place by putting the head 1 betweenthe.

These are held sockets 7 on each side of the rings 5 so that thumb-screws 8 will passthrough per- :foration 2,

PATENT oF'Fic Thus the main body of the isolator comes under the metal rings 5 as shown in "Fig. 4. t Having adjusted the isolators place the-ligature over the reed 9 and mouthpi'eces 10v sothatthe teeth 4 of isolator player. y

We claim;

will' come into 'contact with thefreed 9.: Tighten thumb-screws 8 any amountdesired to produce the vibration satisfactory'to the 'A "ligature "for clarinet: saxophone v mouth pieces comprising "a pair of split rings, side members joiningsaid'rings, lugs rigid on the split ends of said irings and provided with sockets, said lugs being arranged in pairs, one lug of eachpair have ingv a threaded opening 'the opposite lug v havinga plain opening, each" pair of lugs having a spacertherebetween, an arcuate {body having a projection thereon said pro-t jections being adapted to be inserted be? tween the pairs of lugsandeach projection having an opening therein adapted to align with the-openings in the lugateeth on vthe lower surface of said arcuate body extending laterally of the rings, said teethbeing adapted to contact with the surfaceof a'r'eed on .t ;v 1 b in made ofmetal, hold the reed so IPARME. p

the clarinet or saxophone, and a thumb screw passing thru'eachlpair of sockets and.

the openingfin each projection of the body "for retaining said bod-yin place above the reed; v w l HIPPOLYTE MARI-U S CHIRONQ

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Cited By (11)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2648246A (en) * 1949-04-07 1953-08-11 Walter W Mueller Ligature for musical instruments
US2837003A (en) * 1955-11-28 1958-06-03 Collis James Mouthpiece and ligature for reed instruments
US3205753A (en) * 1964-09-09 1965-09-14 Robert L Luyben Ligature for reed instruments
US3433113A (en) * 1965-10-22 1969-03-18 Bernard A Portnoy Ligatures or reed-holders for single-reed musical wind instruments
US4080866A (en) * 1976-09-28 1978-03-28 Milo Rockwood Toof Ligature means and a method of securing a reed in a wind instrument
FR2438311A1 (en) * 1978-10-03 1980-04-30 Vandoren Ets Improvements on ligatures for wind instrument bec
FR2586318A1 (en) * 1985-08-14 1987-02-20 Bichon Serge Ligature device for wind instrument spout
US4941385A (en) * 1989-05-22 1990-07-17 Johnson Conrad O Tone plate and clamping device for a musical instrument mouthpiece
FR2700052A1 (en) * 1992-12-30 1994-07-01 Bichon Serge Connector for reed of clarinet or similar musical wind instrument
FR2888657A1 (en) * 2005-07-13 2007-01-19 Henri Selmer Paris Sa New ligature for anchored musical instrument spout
RU194212U1 (en) * 2019-10-22 2019-12-03 Андрей Владимирович Параничев Ligature for spiritual musical instruments

Cited By (12)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2648246A (en) * 1949-04-07 1953-08-11 Walter W Mueller Ligature for musical instruments
US2837003A (en) * 1955-11-28 1958-06-03 Collis James Mouthpiece and ligature for reed instruments
US3205753A (en) * 1964-09-09 1965-09-14 Robert L Luyben Ligature for reed instruments
US3433113A (en) * 1965-10-22 1969-03-18 Bernard A Portnoy Ligatures or reed-holders for single-reed musical wind instruments
US4080866A (en) * 1976-09-28 1978-03-28 Milo Rockwood Toof Ligature means and a method of securing a reed in a wind instrument
FR2438311A1 (en) * 1978-10-03 1980-04-30 Vandoren Ets Improvements on ligatures for wind instrument bec
FR2586318A1 (en) * 1985-08-14 1987-02-20 Bichon Serge Ligature device for wind instrument spout
US4669352A (en) * 1985-08-14 1987-06-02 Serge Bichon Tying device for the mouth piece of a wind instrument
US4941385A (en) * 1989-05-22 1990-07-17 Johnson Conrad O Tone plate and clamping device for a musical instrument mouthpiece
FR2700052A1 (en) * 1992-12-30 1994-07-01 Bichon Serge Connector for reed of clarinet or similar musical wind instrument
FR2888657A1 (en) * 2005-07-13 2007-01-19 Henri Selmer Paris Sa New ligature for anchored musical instrument spout
RU194212U1 (en) * 2019-10-22 2019-12-03 Андрей Владимирович Параничев Ligature for spiritual musical instruments

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