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 Double Sharp
Author: Anna 
Date:   1999-09-22 20:29

On the clarinet, does a double sharp go up a half-step? So would a F double sharp be G?? please e-mail me. it's urgent.

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 RE: Double Sharp
Author: D.B. 
Date:   1999-09-22 20:57

the Double sharp makes the note after it go up 2 1/2 steps (two half steps). You do not take the key signature into account - example, key of G (1 sharp F#) if there is an F double sharp, the F would go up 2 half steps to G. If there were not an F# in the Key signature, it would not make a difference at all (still played a G) - that is important to remember. (discounting pieces with double sharps in them ;)

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 RE: Double Sharp
Author: ClarinetQween 
Date:   1999-09-24 00:29

Yep! Right on the money!

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