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Clarinet Fundamentals Vol 1: Sound and Articulation

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From the Publisher

With 'Clarinet Fundamentals', Reiner Wehle presents a three-volume basic work for the study of the clarinet. Volume 1 deals with sound exercises and articulation, including themes such as 'Practising' and 'The clarinet reed'. Volumes 2 and 3 deal with 'Fingering technique and dexterity' as well as 'Intonation'. The annotated list of references (sheet music and books) shall encourage further studies. Reiner Wehle has given numerous master classes, is a sought-after jury member at renowned competitions, and has been professor at the Music Academy of L├╝beck since 1993.
Difficulty guide: 6-9
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is total beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


This is the first book in a series on basic work for the study of the Clarinet and is really aimed at the dedicated clarinetist. It is ideal for someone specialising in the Clarinet at College or University.

  • Preface
  • About practising
  • Breathing and posture
  • Legato exercises:
  • One finger
  • Two fingers
  • Three or four fngers
  • Cross-hand fingerings
  • ab', a' and bb' key
  • First change of register
  • High register
  • Difficult fingerings
  • Basset clarinet, bass clarinet, basset horn
  • Sound exercises
  • Articulation:
  • Exercises for single tonguing
  • Exercises for double tounging
  • The clarinet reed
  • Recommended reading/playing

Item Details

Category: Clarinet Study Books
Publisher: Schott
Publisher's reference: ED 9882
Our Stock Code: 954877
Media Type: Paperback (128 pages [score])