Is She Singing or Is That a Clarinet?

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Since the first panpipes, musicians have attempted to imitate the human voice in non-vocal music. 

Some say the cello, clarinet or viola is best suited to imitate the human voice; Chopin even tried to train his piano to sing. Saturday on Q2 with Terrance McKnight, we're giving special attention to music written for the clarinet. I'd like to hear your thoughts. Do you think that the clarinet most closely resembles the voice? If not, which instrument and or instrumental composition does?