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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000158.txt from 2010/11

From: Jennifer Jones <>
Subj: Re: [kl] RES: Orchestral Pitch
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 09:30:14 -0500

I simply ask whether anyone who has played lots of clarinets finds
that some sit better with A centered at certain pitches (e.g. 439, 440
or 442Hz).

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 4:38 AM, Peter Gentry
<> wrote:
> I'm simply impressed that you can all recognise (hear) the difference
> between 440 and 442. I doubt many audiences would.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jennifer Jones []
> Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2010 11:34 AM
> To: The Klarinet Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [kl] RES: Orchestral Pitch
> Tony,
> With your experience playing period clarinets, (or modern clarinets
> for that matter), do you find that certain clarinets "sit" better at
> certain pitches, e.g., 440Hz or 442? =A0Does this vary with season,
> e.g., winter vs. summer? =A0I thought it interesting that the high
> clarinets website from the university of Edinburgh mentioned an Eb
> sopranino clarinet that has a particularly flat lower register.
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