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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000848.txt from 2003/06

From: ormondtoby@-----.net (Ormondtoby Montoya)
Subj: Re: [kl] Left, Right or mixed handed?
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 00:52:06 -0400

Patricia=A0A.=A0Smith wrote:

Does anyone have any idea WHY the left hand plays on the upper joint,
and the right hand on the lower joint of ALL the woodwinds, not just the
clarinet?

Perhaps it has to do with strength? The arm that is extended requires
more strength. A person's dominant arm is usually stronger, and most
of people are right-dominant.

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