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 Re: Reeds that play very flat.
Author: EaubeauHorn 
Date:   2020-01-28 01:15

I was taught that the crow is with your lips practically touching the cork, so that they are not affecting what the reed does. The first crow should be a C and without the lips touching the reed, if it is a stable reed, it will be difficult to get it to change its pitch much. The second crow is lips in same position but blowing harder, and the C an octave below should sound. There should be no "squawk" at all. Ever. Supposedly "pro" reeds I have bought that have a squawk are extremely hard to play in tune, while the ones that crow as described above require very little embouchure adjustment to play in tune. A stable reed does not imply a stiff reed, either.



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