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 Re: Thoughts on Playing the Clarinet in Tune
Author: Burt 
Date:   2018-09-19 00:30

Ken, this a fine document, and my comments should be treated as very minor.

If you're not the only player on a note, will the others make the adjustment to the tempered scale? If not, then I wouldn't either. For a minor key, the third has to be raised. Fourths and fifths are almost identical in both scales. Leading tones need to be raised in the tempered scale.

I cringe when my clarinet section tunes to concert Bb (or concert A, for that matter). Adjusting at the barrel (as they do) for these notes throws the throat tones way out. Given the choice, such as when I play with a pianist, I would tune using my G4, G5, G3, and G6.



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