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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000425.txt from 1998/03

From: "Alec Hill" <>
Subj: Re: Clarinet as a Tuning Instrument
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 1998 18:19:15 -0500

My apologies, Roger Shilcock is quite right. I had forgotten about the
bassoon, which would seem to share the same basic fingering system as the
chalumeau register of the clarinet, also the treble recorder. So there are
TWO common fingering systems for wind instruments, and we lucky clarinet
players are familiar with both.

Just shows that bass clef reading instruments are a law unto themselves
whether wind or brass!

Alec Hill

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