Re: Bass Clarinet Upper Stack/Register
Posted by Salieri on 12/4/2017, 10:35 pm, in reply to "Bass Clarinet Upper Stack/Register"
As you get closer to the 'throat' of the horn, the less resonance there is, simply because it's a shorter pipe; you could try taking in more mouthpiece, but no guarantees up there. Plus, the register key mechanisms on bass clarinets are funky. |
: what would make the bass clarinet sound really
: thin and shrill on the upper register G
: through C? Every other note on this horn
: sounds ok.. those notes mentioned sound
: pinched or otherwise very thin... tried a
: softer reed to see if the vibration would be
: greater, didnít help. Try a harder reed?
: More air? Could something be wrong with the
: instrument? Just purchased it, a LeBlanc
: L60.. any help would be appreciated.. thank