Klarinet Archive - Posting 000286.txt from 1996/01
From: Mike Vaccaro <MVPROD@-----.COM>
Subj: Re: reeds
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 1996 03:27:44 -0500
IF>Mty clarinet student claims she is squeaking with a Vandoren 3 1/2
IF>reed in the altissimo
IF>register, but has a clean big sound in the middle range. I suggested
IF>more moisture and wetting of the reed. Any other thoughts?
Then Sal Lozano wrote:
My suggestion would be to play some long tones and work up to the
register. There might be a little change in embouchure when going up to
those note. This may be caused by fear of hitting them correctly.
Then Mike Vaccaro writes:
Have you checked the rails and the bed of the mouthpiece and does she have a
great clarinet in good shape.