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:
> 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 :-) )