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Dr Downing: Clarinet Technique Doctor

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We are one of the top suppliers of woodwind, brass and orchestral strings across Sussex and are main agents for most of the instruments we sell. We only list instruments we normally carry in stock.

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Our instruments are fully checked and set up through our workshop to ensure perfect playing.

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  • 2.There is a distinct hiss when I play
  • 3. I cannot get the notes to play softly - they just vanish into a hiss.
  • 4. Often I cannot get a sound when I play bottom G, F, E, or clarion D, C, or B
  • 5. I cannot get notes above top space G - they simply squawk downwards
  • 6. I put the mouthpiece in the correct position, but all I get is squeals
  • 7. I have trouble crossing the break smoothly.
  • 8. The notes above clarion G are flat and difficult to get
  • 9. I can get top notes only if I use very hard reeds.
  • 10. I get squeals when I try to tongue a note
  • 11. My cheeks puff uncontrollably and I get a sore throat after playing the clarinet
  • 12. How do I play loudly or softly without changing my lip pressure?
  • Learn how to cure all these faults.
  • We explain clearly and simply how to:
  • Form and develop a good clarinet embouchure;
  • how to do legato and staccato tonguing;
  • select a reed with advice on choosing a suitable mouthpiece.
  • Whether you are a beginner or an old hand, you will find this book a great help in getting you a better clarinet technique.
  • The authors, Peter Moore and Dr Sandra Downing have both been victims of poor teaching and understand fully the problems of overcoming faults.
  • Follow their advice and you will ENJOY your playing a lot more.

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Why Buy from Ackerman?

Leading Specialist Supplier

We are one of the top suppliers of woodwind, brass and orchestral strings across Sussex and are main agents for most of the instruments we sell. We only list instruments we normally carry in stock.

Full Workshop Facilities

Our instruments are fully checked and set up through our workshop to ensure perfect playing.

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