Favorite blog posts, May 2020

See the woodwind blogs I’m following, and suggest others!

Naming the low E-flat (contrabass? contra-alto?) clarinet

Every so often I hear from people about what I call the E-flat contrabass clarinet (or “contrabass clarinet in E-flat”), such as in my woodwind doubling in musicals list or in my woodwind methods book. Some prefer the term “contra-alto” or even “contralto,” but I find “contrabass” to be the most accurate and useful description … Read more

Favorite blog posts, August 2015

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, August 2015 edition.