Klarinet Archive - Posting 000261.txt from 1997/09
From: Mark Charette <charette@-----.com>
Subj: Re: treble clef
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 14:16:07 -0400
> This thing is not about a better fit or not. I've done a little research,
> and I found out that mainly people from Holland use the name soprano
> clarinet. It is so logical, why don't you go with this. I've asked some
> great clarinet players, some great musicians,... and I am going to double
> check with my Music Theory teacher and Dr. Robert Spring.
But Bert - the treble clef *is not* the soprano clef!! We
use a treble clef; 2nd line G. The soprano clef is 1st line G
(same clef symbol, just one line lower).
Why don't we call the soprano clarinet a treble clarinet? I
do not find the mix of our current treble clef with a soprano
Mark Charette "How can you be in two places at once
charette@-----.com when you're not anywhere at all?"
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