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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000247.txt from 1997/09

From: bert.six@-----.edu
Subj: Re: treble clef
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 13:06:05 -0400

There you go, in the 18 years that I am on this planet, I haven't been in
touch that much with the orchestra world. I have been around the block
though. You may be right. But I still my explation of the soprano
clarinet... was still the right one.

On Sat, 6 Sep 1997, Daniel A. Paprocki wrote:

> Bert,
> Since you've "been on this planet 18 years" you haven't been
> around the block too much. Bass clarinet parts in bass clef are very
> common in the orchestra world. I would say that half of the parts I've
> played are in bass clef or a mix of treble and bass clef. If you're
> serious about the bass clarinet, pick up the "Symphonic Repertoire for the
> Bass Clarinet" by Michael Drapkin and/or start collecting bass clarinet
> parts. Then there's the French and German treble/bass clef notation -
> check the archives on this topic.
>
> Also, if we (clarinetists) think all these ledger lines are bad,
> look at a flute part. The one thing I can't stay is getting a bass cl.
> part with extended range to low C and it's written is treble clef. It's
> much easier to read if it's in bass clef.
>
> Dan
>
>
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>
> Daniel A. Paprocki
>
> Instructor of Clarinet
> Kent State University - Stark Campus
> Mallone College
>
> dap@-----.net
>
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>
>
>
>

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