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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000411.txt from 2005/08

From: Tony Pay <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Brahms 4th Symphony - 3rd Movement
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 14:37:15 -0400

On 22 Aug, Gary Van Cott <> wrote:

> > In a message dated 8/22/2005 11:07:47 AM Central Daylight Time,
> > writes: I don't believe there are any low E's so it
> > would be tempting to rig up a low E-flat extension for the C clarinet.>>
> >
> > However, I am sure there are B naturals, a 12th above the low E. Might
> > that cause a problem rigging up an extension easily? Think about
> > it..........
> >
> > Walter Grabner

> Good point and there are plenty.

I don't understand this thread, as it has developed anyway.

Surely what you do in a performance, as opposed to an audition, is play it on
the C clarinet and forget about the low E flat -- or of course you could use
an 'embrasure':-)

And even in an audition, you could offer the panel a choice.

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