The Recorder

The Recorder The recorder is a family of woodwind musical instrument  in the group known as internal duct flutes: flutes with a whistle  mouthpiece, also known as fipple  flutes. A recorder can be distinguished from other duct flutes by the presence of a thumb-hole for the upper hand and seven finger-holes: three for the upper hand and four for … Read more

Oehler System Clarinet

The Oehler system (also spelled Öhler) is a system for clarinet keys developed by Oskar Oehler. Based on the Muller System (Ivan Muller)  clarinet, the system adds tone holes to correct intonation and acoustic deficiencies, notably of the alternately-fingered notes B♭ and F. The system has more keys than the Boehm system, up to 27 in the Voll-Oehler system (full … Read more

Introducing the Plateau Clarinet

Learn about the clarinet

Introducing the Plateau Clarinet.A covered hole clarinet is a huge help for players with smaller hands or with finger problems such as arthritis, but it is also recommended for any player who simply wants a clarinet that is easier to play! On an ‘ordinary’ clarinet the main six finger holes need to be perfectly covered … Read more

Albert System Clarinets

Albert System Clarinets The Albert system refers to a system of clarinet  keywork and fingering developed by Eugene Albert. In the United Kingdom it is known as the simple system. It has been largely replaced in United States by the Boehm System.. The Oehler System is used mostly by Germans & Austrian clarinetists…  Big Band musician Jimmy Dorsey … Read more