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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000026.txt from 2005/07

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausmann1@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] reed and mouthpiece tips
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 11:39:44 -0400

At 08:34 PM 7/2/2005 -0700, Bill Edinger wrote:
>By the way, unless I read it wrong, the fingerings for the clarinet (any
>clarinet) and the sax (any sax) are most definitely not the same, and the
>changes are right at the throat tones and on up as well as below the
>bottom G/D.

Both registers of the sax finger very similarly to the clarion register of
the clarinet, with the major exception being the upper C in the octave. It
is generally easier to switch from clarinet to sax than to learn clarinet
knowing sax, since with sax you don't have the throat keys to deal with and
have an an octave register change with identical fingerings for each
octave, minus the register key.

Bill Hausmann

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is TOO LOUD!

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