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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000322.txt from 2010/11

From: "Bill Hausmann" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] tuner question?
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 01:17:51 -0500

If the tuner reads only concert pitch, it will read a Bb when you play a C,
etc. If it can be adjusted to read correctly for transposing instruments
(many will adjust for Bb and Eb instruments) you can make it less confusing.

Bill Hausmann

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mary (Kimbasmom)

> Subject: [kl] tuner question?
> Possibly silly question about tuners, so I apologize in advance if it
> is. I just bought a Korg CA-A Chromatic Tuner. I'm thinking because I
> have a B(b) clarinet that when I play an A, that's not what should show
> up on the tuner, right? When I play notes, it shows a step down (for
> example an open G shows as a F).
> Is that right? Or do I need to adjust my tuner?
> Thanks!
> Mary (Kimbasmom)
> "'Normal' is a dryer setting." --Elizabeth Moon/The Speed of Dark
> /

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