Month: November 2010

Clarinet Tone Talk 9: Pearly Tone?

Image Credit Perhaps you have heard the phrase “pearly technique”. What about using that word to describe clarinet tone? Pearly Tone. How would that sound? Pearly implies roundness, shimmer and depth of tone. It also implies a tone which stays…

Tension in musical performance? What a surprise! Not.

Image Credit Professor Carola Grindea – Telegraph. Professor Carola Grindea, who died on July 10 aged 95, was one of Britain’s most influential piano teachers, whose concern for the stress on players led her to found the International Society for…