Does the Basoon have the same fingerings as clarinet?
 

Does the Basoon have the same fingerings as clarinet?

    
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Does the Basoon have the same fingerings as clarinet?    18:59 on Tuesday, October 21, 2003
(Ashley)
I just wanted to know so thanks in advance for any replies!

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Re: Does the Basoon have the same fingerings as clarinet?    10:23 on Sunday, October 26, 2003
(NYCDoubleReed)
Not even remotely...the fingerings for the third space E down to low F are somewhat similar, but beyond those five or six notes, there is nothing about the bassoon`s mechanism that is anything like the clarinet, or any other woodwind. The flute, clarinet, oboe, and saxophone are all based on a fingering system devised (mostly) by Boehm, while the bassoon`s fingering system was developed in its present form by Heckel/Almanraeder. Lots of fascinating research to be done on that topic if you`re interested...

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Re: Does the Basoon have the same fingerings as clarinet?    18:15 on Tuesday, November 18, 2003
(bobby)
you suck

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Re: Does the Basoon have the same fingerings as clarinet?    23:08 on Wednesday, December 24, 2003
(Chelsea Brown)
She doesnt suck because she needs some information!!! But to answer your question, no some are but mostly no because the higher notes are alot different.
thanks for reading!

   

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