Advertising and Web Hosting on Woodwind.Org!

Woodwind.OrgThe Clarinet BBoardThe C4 standard

 
  BBoard Equipment Study Resources Music General    
 
 New Topic  |  Go to Top  |  Go to Topic  |  Search  |  Help/Rules  |  Smileys/Notes  |  Log In   Previous Message  |  Next Message 
 Re: "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist
Author: vin 
Date:   2006-08-07 05:16

If you want to improve your sound, you are much more likely to improve practicing every day than fussing with reeds. You have to teach your air, your embouchure, your oral cavity how to "do it right." If you aren't practicing every single day, you are not being serious enough. Listen to clarinetists with fine tones on cds (some of my personal favorite sounds come from Wright, Marcellus, Leister, Manasse, McLean, Ettlinger, Hara, etc. but this is personal). Get the sound you want in your head before you play a note. Try getting the Baermann Scale Book and add a half an hour to an hour of practice on it on the days you were taking off. Good sound begins with a concept in your mind and comes out through hard work. I guarantee you that if you put more practice time, your reed issues will diminish.

 Reply To Message  |  Avail. Forums  |  Flat View   Newer Topic  |  Older Topic 

 Topics Author  Date
 "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist  new
sgb2007 2006-08-06 23:00 
 Re: "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist  new
Tode 2006-08-06 23:25 
 Re: "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist  new
rgames 2006-08-06 23:47 
 Re: "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist  new
vin 2006-08-07 05:16 
 Re: "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist  new
nielsen57 2006-08-07 06:41 
 Re: "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist  new
BTBob 2006-08-21 02:40 
 Re: "Desert period" for an avid clarinetist  new
kev182 2006-08-21 05:16 


 Avail. Forums  |  Need a Login? Register Here 
 User Login
 User Name:
 Password:
 Remember my login:
   
 Forgot Your Password?
Enter your email address or user name below and a new password will be sent to the email address associated with your profile.
Search Woodwind.Org

Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

The Clarinet Pages
is sponsored by:

For Sale
Put your ads for items you'd like to sell here. Free! Please, no more than two at a time - ads removed after two weeks.

Instruments
Retailers and manufacturers of clarinets, both modern and early replica

Reeds
Great reeds available from around the world

Miscellaneous
Services and products too varied to categorize! Repair, recording, news

Mouthpieces & Barrels
Fine makers of mouthpieces and barrels, from wood to crystal to hard rubber and plastic

Music & Books
CDs, Sheet Music, and some of the greatest reference books ever written!

Events
Major events especially for clarinetists

Service
Instrument repairs, restorations, adjustments, and overhauls.

Accessories
Accessories that every clarinetist needs - reed makers and shapers, ligatures, greases, oils, and preservatives ... and more!

 
     Copyright © Woodwind.Org, Inc. All Rights Reserved    Privacy Policy    Contact charette@woodwind.org