Seems that someone is actually credited with the invention of the
clarinet ... primitive though it was at the time. Know who this
might be, and when this person had enough time on his hands to do so
Know who it was who modernized the clarinet, and when.
Be able to translate foreign names of the clarinet family.
Be able to transpose a short excerpt for members of the clarinet
Know the names of the various registers of the clarinet.
Yeow, you’d also better know the names of the parts of the
Be able to describe the general holding position for the
Be able to describe an acceptable clarinet embouchure.
Know which joint functions as the tuning joint. Also, know
how to make tuning adjustments while playing.
Be able to list acceptable brands of student-line clarinets.
Be familiar with the clarinet’s overtone series basis, which
differs from other woodwind instruments.
Uh oh, more fingering stuff. As before, darken in the keys to
produce the given note. Since there are so danged many keys on
this instrument, I’ll try to pick relatively easy notes ...