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 Re: Resistance across the clarinet family
Author: clarnibass 
Date:   2007-09-15 05:42

> Resistance across the clarinet family

There is resistance across the clarinet family. Mainly resistance of some people towards some clarinets (some don't like alto clarinet and maybe others, at least some people on this forum wrote that).

I tried a few different alto clarinets and a lot of bass clarinets, and I don't think one is more resistance than the other (not including crappy instruments) except the clarion register is a little less resistant on alto clarinet (at least on mine with a double register hole and on a new Selmer alto). This is assuming the mouthpiece doesn't create resistance.

I think the reason there isn't much music for alto clarinet is because of the range. Bass clarinet can play very high and soprano clarinet can play lower than other soprano instruments (and sound great in this lower range). I didn't study the history, this just sounds logical to me.

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