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: Barrel Question
Author: Bob Bernardo 
Date:   2017-11-23 04:10

I have a very important question. You play flat. What notes are flat? All of them? Before you buy some barrels, spend $20 and buy a tuner and see what notes are flat.

Often it is the mouthpiece. Sometimes the actual instrument needs to be adjusted by a repairman. So don't rush out and buy a barrel that can cost as much as a mouthpiece and you may find that the barrel is NOT the problem.

You can download a tuner App off of the internet too, to your phone. This I have not done, but I know it is possible. I've seen a lot of players who have these.

If you are playing on a Vandoren mouthpiece the M13, M15 any M series they are made longer. So they play flat. Thus it could be your mouthpiece or your horn.

Just be careful here, you can spend around $1000 and still play flat! We don't know what the problem is yet. It could be something simple such as dirty key holes. This is where a good repairman is needed. Start with a tuner and then a repairman. You may save a lot of money.

STEUER REEDS Importer played by Sabine Meyer

NEWLY DESIGNED "Vintage 1940 Cicero" Mouthpieces

Yamaha Artist




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

 Topics Author  Date
 Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-11-23 03:13 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
zhangray4 2017-11-23 03:27 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
Burt 2017-11-23 04:03 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
Bob Bernardo 2017-11-23 04:10 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
Bob Bernardo 2017-11-23 04:12 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-11-23 04:49 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
Bob Bernardo 2017-11-23 11:40 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
Bennett 2017-11-23 21:09 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-11-24 01:32 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
kdk 2017-11-24 05:25 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-11-25 03:04 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
zhangray4 2017-11-24 01:38 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-11-29 04:45 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
zhangray4 2017-11-29 05:58 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
TomS 2017-11-29 21:23 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
ClarinetRobt 2017-11-29 23:05 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-11-30 02:32 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
fromsfca 2017-12-03 08:00 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
kdk 2017-12-03 08:16 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
zhangray4 2017-12-03 08:53 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-12-04 02:54 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
kdk 2017-12-04 03:46 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-12-04 07:35 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
jonathan.wallaceadams 2017-12-05 18:58 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
Bob Bernardo 2017-12-04 08:27 
 Re: Barrel Question  new
BGBG 2017-12-06 07:32 


 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.

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

Service
Instrument repairs, restorations, adjustments, and overhauls.

Reeds
Great reeds available from around the world

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

Events
Major events especially for clarinetists

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

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

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