Posts for “Contrabass clarinet”

September 6, 2017

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 ...

August 31, 2015

Favorite blog posts, August 2015

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