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 Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please.
Author: Cari ()
Date:   2002-09-02 21:02

While on holiday in the UK I bought a beautiful six hole ocarina from a little shop there called "Latin Colours."
It's Peruvian I think. Anyway... I've been looking all over online and can only find charts for four holes. :(
Can anyone help?

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Cari ()
Date:   2002-09-02 21:13

after reading the description at circle flutes... mine would be concidered an eight holed. Six holes on top, two on the bottom... teardrop shaped.

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Gnomon ()
Date:   2002-09-16 21:38

My daughter just worked out the fingering for her 8-hole Peruvian ocarina, so I've put it on the web. It's at:

http://gofree.indigo.ie/~jonmca/ocarina8.gif

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Princess ()
Date:   2002-10-27 18:47

Thanks a lot. Gnomon that helped a lot.

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Ally the Ocarina Player ()
Date:   2004-04-21 23:03

THANK YOU!!! Gnomon I have looked for that EVERYWHERE!
~ALLY

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 help
Author: sam ()
Date:   2004-04-28 23:13

i have an ocarina with six holes on top and two on bottom i think it is considered a eight hole but i am not sure. If you could tell me maybe what it is and where i can find short and fun songs to play on it i would be very thankful
thanks lots sam


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 RE: help
Author: Jim ()
Date:   2004-06-15 16:41

what you do, sam, is take regular music, and write it for your ocarina. that's what i do. i took the two hours to learn basic music reading last week, and then i drew a HUGE music scale. instead of writing 'do' next to it, i made that the lowest note that my ocarina was keyed for. and as the notes would go higher, i would draw in the fingering chart in that spot instead. then to write a song, i take regular sheet music, and draw it with my fingering chart notes instead. it takes a lot of space, and looks kinda crude, but it works. good luck

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 My Chart
Author: Jim ()
Date:   2004-06-15 20:29

i noticed that no matter which finger i lifted, of any of the eight, i got the same note. maybe that's just my ocarina, dunno. my four hole certainly doesn't do that, each hole sounds different.

anyway
with all of the holes covered you have your lowest note, then take your finger halfway off any hole to get the sharp. then the whole finger off, the (the whole hole exposed) is the next note up, and on and on, two fingers off, three... etc.

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 RE: My Chart
Author: bob ()
Date:   2004-11-06 17:23

umm i know how you feel will you e mail me some music mine makes all the same sounds too email s67linda@yahoo.com
thanks

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 RE: My Chart
Author: bob ()
Date:   2004-11-06 17:23

umm i know how you feel will you e mail me some music mine makes all the same sounds too email s67linda@yahoo.com
thanks

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Toydude ()
Date:   2004-12-06 23:12

No, I just tried that and it sounds more like a minor or blues scale to me. (The chart is off key)

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 fingering chart
Author: Andi ()
Date:   2005-06-25 02:25

I also have a ocarina with 6 holes on top and 2 on the bottom. Can you send me a copy of the fingering chart. I can't acess the web site posted.

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 RE: fingering chart
Author: ryan ()
Date:   2005-11-29 04:10

I also cant access that site posted, it would mean so much to me, I've been looking for this chart like crazy.

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 RE: fingering chart
Author: ryan ()
Date:   2005-11-29 04:11

I also cant access that site posted, it would mean so much to me, I've been looking for this chart like crazy.

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: andrew ()
Date:   2006-01-09 15:01

my ocarina it's an native indian one it's made out of clay!!
need your help

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Tink ()
Date:   2006-02-08 22:15

dido what Andi and Ryan said

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Belgikaan ()
Date:   2006-03-07 13:33

same here. Looking everywhere for a chart for an 8-hole ocarina. The link doesn't work anymore...

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 Broken Link
Author: Out1aw5tar ()
Date:   2006-03-18 17:27

Yeah,I tried that link and it doesn't work. I've got so many songs to play on an ocarina, but no idea how to play them on it. Has someone copied the information, and could you post it, again?

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 RE: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please
Author: Linda Gamble ()
Date:   2006-03-24 18:42

Go to:
home.earthlink.net/~billooms/MusicPhotos/Ocarina_finger_chart.pdf

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 Re: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please.
Author: Gnomon (---.bas504.dsl.esat.net - ISP in Dublin, 07 Ireland)
Date:   2006-05-26 23:18

Hi Folks! Sorry that the link I posted in the 2nd posting isn't working any more. I've been away from this site for a few years and have moved my account in the meantime. I've put that ocarina chart back up on the web at:

http://www.iol.ie/~jonmca/Ocarina/ocarina8.gif

Ocarinas are not accurate instruments. If you find this chart doesn't work, you'll have to fiddle around until you find something that works for you.

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 Re: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please.
Author: busyhero (---.hsd1.wa.comcast.net - ISP in Tacoma, WA United States)
Date:   2006-08-27 18:27

-___- I've been eagerly following this thread, but alas... I need the fingering chart for a sweet potato 8-hole ocarina. Can anyone help?

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 Re: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please.
Author: Gnomon (193.120.81.---)
Date:   2006-08-28 09:23

Is the link in my previous posting not working?

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 Re: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please.
Author: Gnomon (193.120.81.---)
Date:   2006-08-28 09:23

<A HREF="http://www.iol.ie/~jonmca/Ocarina/ocarina8.gif">8-hole Ocarina Chart</A>

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 Re: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please.
Author: Long Man Ocarina (---.dsl.wchtks.swbell.net - ISP in United States)
Date:   2006-09-05 02:56

http://www.iol.ie/~jonmca/Ocarina/ocarina8.gif
Thanks Gnomon this one worked for me

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 Re: Fingering chart for a six hole ocarina ,please.
Author: Lozoot (---.lightspeed.mdsnwi.sbcglobal.net - (SBC Internet Services) Madison, WI United States)
Date:   2011-07-21 08:53

Repost in other threads to check out:

docjazz4.com
docjazz4 on YouTube
sonbirdocarina.com
stlocarina.com
mountainocarinas.com

All of these places are the best to start with if looking for fingering charts, reviews of ocarinas, or q&a tutorials by people who know ocarinas. Hope this helps everyone.

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 Re: help
Author: cameronwp (---.maine.res.rr.com - (Road Runner) Wells, ME United States)
Date:   2011-07-26 16:23

hey sam i found this website called clayz.com the link to the song list is below


http://www.clayz.com/songlist.html



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