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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000700.txt from 2001/02

From: "Lacy, Edwin" <>
Subj: RE: [kl] Enharmonic perplexity
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 00:02:12 -0500

> Here`s a little Sunday evening`s puzzle for everyone who`s bored with
> write out the scale of Bbb melodic minor, transposed for clarinet in A. No
> prizes. Guaranteed to keep you up half the night!!! (He he)

No problem at all. The relative major would be Dbb, and both Dbb major and
Bbb minor have twelve flats. Transposed for A clarinet, that would be the
key of Dbb minor, but I would write it enhamonically, meaning that the A
clarinet would be in C minor.

Ed Lacy
Dr. Edwin Lacy, Professor of Music
University of Evansville
1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, IN 47722
telephone (812)479-2252; e-mail:

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