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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000134.txt from 2003/10

From: Richard Bush <rbushidioglot@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] Tongue movements
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 19:40:59 -0400

Yes it is possible. Trust me on this one. I've been an instrument
repairman since 1970.

Richard Bush

On Monday, October 6, 2003, at 04:06 PM, John Hansken wrote:

> Is it possible that the amount the pad vents is related to the pitch?
> It is
> my understanding that pitch is based on where the tone hole is place
> along
> the body of the instrument and that adjusting how high or low the pad
> vents
> is related to the overall quality of the pitch itself (as in fuzzy or
> clear
> sounding). Reguardless I agree that there is no reason to avoid one
> fingering over the other. I perfer what ever makes the passage easier.
>
> John Hansken
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard Bush" <rbushidioglot@-----.net>
> To: <klarinet@-----.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 7:25 AM
> Subject: Re: [kl] Tongue movements
>
>
>> It is possible to regulate the amount of opening of both Eb/Bb keys
>> so
>> that they are identical in pitch. There is no reason to avoid one or
>> the other because tuning is too sharp or too flat.
>>
>> Richard Bush
>>
>> On Monday, October 6, 2003, at 08:19 AM, Patricia A. Smith wrote:
>>
>>> Anne Lenoir wrote:
>>>
>>>> Gene, I appreciate your concern, but I have studied Baermann, and I
>>>> don't use the left banana key very often. Are we talking about the
>>>> same key? The one that makes an Eb in the Chalameau register or a Bb
>>>> in the Clarion?
>>>
>>> I know that some folks find sliver key Eb/Bb on some horns to be a
>>> bit
>>> sharp (I think) for their liking...(I'd have to get my horn out and
>>> actually listen to make a comparison right now...it's too early in
>>> the
>>> morning to remember something like that. Ok, so I have a kinesthetic
>>> memory - shoot me)
>>>
>>> The way I see it, one has to balance intonation needs with technical
>>> needs - in a slow passage the intonation will win out - in a quicker
>>> passage, of course, the technical needs win.
>>> Patricia Smith
>>
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