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 9 hole ocarina fingering
Author: Sion2389 
Date:   2006-08-28 09:59
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Hello... I just bought a 9 hole Ocarina
F5 to C7 including sharps and flats
but I can t find the fingering :( Can you help me pls?
It has got 6 on top and three on bottom
sorry for the other post ç_ç

Post Edited (2006-08-28 10:01)

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 Re: 9 hole ocarina fingering
Author: Gnomon 
Date:   2006-09-08 07:31

When you say it has three holes on the bottom, is one of them the sound hole, the one with the sharp edge that the air blows against? If so, then what you have is an 8-hole ocarina.

Are all the holes the roughly the same size? Then it is probably a Peruvian 8-hole. Try this chart:


If it really has 9 finger holes, then I can't help you, as I have never encountered such a thing.

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 Re: 9 hole ocarina fingering
Author: Gnomon 
Date:   2006-10-04 15:38

Someone has just very kindly sent me a fingering chart for a 9-hole ocarina, so I've created a web version of it.

It is at:

9-hole Ocarina Fingering Chart

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