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This guide provides top tips and resources for performing and studying the clarinet. Navigate the guide via the tabs at the top of the page, or use the links in the Table of Contents below to get started. 


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Recommended Clarinet Books in the Allen Library

A Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist

Over 400 terms covering modern and historical instruments, acoustics, construction, techniques, and fingerings, plus important performers, makers, and scholars.

Notes for Clarinetists

An essential guide for musicians preparing and presenting programs. Provides historical and analytical information about 35 of the best-known pieces for clarinet.

The Woodwind Instrument Owner's Handbook

A roadmap for every step of the owning process from selecting and buying (or renting) to maintaining, repairing, modifying, upgrading, and reselling your instrument.

Clarinet Secrets

A 52-week course of performance strategies for advanced clarinetists. Contains updated information on harmonics, electronic music and equipment, and more.

The Definitive Guide to Successful Reed Finishing

A method for balancing and finishing clarinet and saxophone reeds. To be used in conjunction with the universal ATG single reed finishing system set. Accompanying DVDs available at MO ML946 R54 U

Top Databases for Clarinetists

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