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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000424.txt from 1997/12

From: Josh-Boy <joshcole@-----.Edu>
Subj: Re: basset clarinets
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 09:10:04 -0500

> I'm wondering if anyone could possibly enlighten me on the subject of
basset clarinets. I thought that a basset was merely a clarinet in the
key of F. Now I see discussion of a piece that is written for a basset
clarinet in B flat. What is the difference, guys, between a basset
clarinet in B flat and a bass clarinet? >
> Sarah Rodgerson
> Rice University
> Bass Clarinet, Texas All-State 1997
>
Sarah,

From my understanding of basset clarinets (not basset horns, basset
clarinets), in Bb, the differences between those and Bass clarinets is one
octave. A basset clarinet from what I know is a bass clarinet to low C
pitched an octave above.

Joshua Coleman

   
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