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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000329.txt from 2000/04

From: "Dee D. Hays" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] A Flat Clarinet
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2000 22:59:15 -0400

----- Original Message -----
From: "Shouryu Nohe" <>
Subject: Re: [kl] A Flat Clarinet

> On Sat, 8 Apr 2000 wrote:
> > Currently a play the B flat clarinet, but I want to learn the A flat. Do
> > have to get different reeds, and are the fingerings different?
> Wow - you have an Ab? You're the MAN! Good luck finding parts...although
> Lucien Calliet wrote for the Ab prolifically in all his clarinet chamber
> works.
> I would imagine the fingers remain the same, assuming it's Boehm, or
> whatever system you play (were Ab's ever made in Oehler or Albert?). As
> for reeds...I would guess that Eb clarinet reeds would have to suffice,
> since I don't know of any manufactured reed that comes smaller...

Actually Vandoren does make an Ab reed. However, I wonder if the original
poster doesn't really mean an A clarinet. It would be an easy mistake to

Dee Hays
Canton, SD

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