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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000159.txt from 2010/11

From: Jennifer Jones <helen.jennifer@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] RES: Orchestral Pitch
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 09:30:32 -0500

Do you?

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 6:30 AM, Jennifer Jones
<helen.jennifer@-----.com> wrote:
> 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
> <peter.gentry@-----.uk> 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 [mailto:helen.jennifer@-----.com]
>> 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.
> [snip footer and additional portions of message]
>
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