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 Airy Notes?
Author: ILikePies 
Date:   2018-09-11 06:37

I've recently been having some problems with some of my notes sounding airy. I'm playing on a 3 1/2 reed, and to be specific, all my notes from the bottom E to B all sound fine, and everything past the first break sounds fine as well. It's only the middle C-Bb that sound extremely and horribly airy. I've tried everything including faster air and wetting my reed more. None of it has worked so far. Help please!

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 Re: Airy Notes?
Author: kdk 2017
Date:   2018-09-11 06:54

Please be more specific about which C-Bb you mean. "Middle" C, also called C4, is written on the first leger line below the treble staff. Then, C5 is an octave higher (3rd space up).

#1. So, do you mean C4 and the Bb below it (Bb3)? Or Bb4-C5 (over the register break).

#2. Have you tried a lighter reed just to see if might make a difference?

#3. Is this a sudden problem or has it come on gradually?

Karl

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