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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000365.txt from 1995/01

From: Lorne G Buick - Music TA <LGBUICK@-----.BITNET>
Subj: Re: High C fingering (Albert System Clarinets)
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 1995 04:28:35 -0500

On Tue, 24 Jan 1995, David A. GILMAN wrote:

[snip]

> this because I noticed that Baermann Book IV listed a fingering for c'''
> with the three fingers of the right hand down (plus the usual thumb and
> register key). Surprisingly enough, this worked on my Selmer (Boehm system,
> of course).

This is a great fingering- I think what it does is to produce the high C
as a 5th harmonic instead of 3rd, which makes it really easy to slur
softly to high c#. Also slightly lower in pitch than the standard
fingering, which is usually sharp (but not on my Rossi clarinets :-) )

   
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