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 Sudden Airy Sound?
Author: CazzieBliss 
Date:   2018-03-25 18:01

Hiya all! I've been playing Clarinet for about just over 1 month now and during yesterdays and my today practice I'm getting a very airy sound. It sounds like air is escaping and I can almost hear the reed click occasionally.

I wondered if it's my reed or if I'm doing something wrong. This is the first time I've encountered this problem. I tried another reed but it also does the same thing. I'm a little confused.

I plan to talk to my tutor about it tomorrow but just wondered if you guys had any input! I don't know the difference between a good or bad reed haha....

Thanks, Cazzie!

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 Re: Sudden Airy Sound?
Author: Bob Bernardo 
Date:   2018-03-27 14:25

Change reeds and if that doesn't work have someone look at your clarinet for a leak.

Designer of - Vintage 1940 Cicero Mouthpieces and the La Vecchia mouthpieces

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 Re: Sudden Airy Sound?
Author: Ken Lagace 
Date:   2018-03-27 19:13

Start with an open G and add fingers slowly and listen. is there a fingering that the sound starts or a fingering where the clarinet doesn't play well. Where the last finger closed a hole is where something isn't closing properly.

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