Bass Clarinet

The bass clarinet is a musical instrument of the clarinet family. Bass clarinets perform in symphony orchestras, wind ensembles, and in some marching bands.

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What are the notes for poker face for bass clarinet 1?

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In the key of C: C B G C B G Can't read my, can't read my, F F F F--E E E G G No you can't read my poker face.
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How do you vibrato on a Bass Clarinet?

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The way I use vibrato on any clarinet is I move my chin the tiniest bit back and forth. This will change the pitch ever so slightly. It is best if you have time to mess around with moving your chin back and forth to find what sound you like the best for your vibrato.
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What is the best way to clean a clarinet or bass clarinet mouthpiece?

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For regular maintenence, I suggest a dropcloth or swab of some sort, and a mouthpiece brush. I find that before concerts and such if I scrub my moutpiece out well with the brush, my tone is better. Hope I helped!
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Did Benny Goodman play bass clarinet?

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He is not known for that and most likely never did but he very well could have !
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What does the bass clarinet sound like?

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the bass clarinet sounds like a deeper tone then the regular clainet whichis the original instrument
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Who invented the bass clarinet?

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Heinrich Grenser but also adolphe sax patented a bass clarinet in 1834 when he was 24 years old
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Is the Alto Clarinet smaller than the Bb Bass Clarinet?

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Yes, the alto is smaller. They both have crooks in the neck just below the mouth piece somewhat like a sax. The Bb is heavy and quite a bit longer than an alto and rests on the ground between your feet during concert performances with the help of a stem stand. The alto is played along side the right leg. Since bass instruments are generally bigger than the original instruments, I would say yes. The bass clarinet is tall and big, and sort of shaped like a saxophone. The alto clarinet is the same thing, but smaller. And the regular Bb soprano clarinet is straight and usually plastic. They all use reeds (bigger the instrument, bigger the reed). There is plenty of information.
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Do you play the drums in the treble clef or bass clef?

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Percussion instruments used to use the bass clef, but nowadays untuned percussion used what is called the neutral clef. The symbol for the neutral clef is two vertical lines, and music is written onto the staff. Each line or space corresponds to a certain drum or symbol.
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Is it hard to switch from Bb clarinet to bass clarinet?

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They both use the same fingerings, and you might have to change you mouth position a little. I think it is not hard. I've done it and it just takes some getting used to. Make sure you've got enough support though. It takes a lot more air than the Clarinet does. its hard switching after playing the soprano clarinet for a long time. You also use more air playing the bass clarinet.
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How many reeds does a bass clarinet have?

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A bass clarinet, like all the different types of clarinets in it's family, have one reed.
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How big is the bass clarinet?

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3foot 1 3 foot and 1 inch or 94cm
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What would a small hard lump behind the hinge of your jaw be?

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you need to get it checked up immediately, it could just be an ulsa but it could also be something serious like gum disease or a tuma.
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What is the words to describe bass clarinets tone colour?

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Words like mellow, earthy, round, and warm can explain how the clarinet sounds. I remember when I was at school we were asked to explain how it sounded but the answers were mostly right because everybody thinks that it sounds different.
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Happy Birthday on the Bass Clarinet?

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do you have anything for a beginer bass clarinet player. that just started tonight and wants to play happy birthday the next day for her grandma
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How old is a bass clarinet?

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The first one was made in 1772, making it 237 years old.
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Are the bass clarinet notes same as clarinet?

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Yes they are, with the one exception being one extra key that lets you play one note lower.