[Dixielandjazz] Transposition question
jazz_trombone at axint.net
Sat Nov 6 21:58:03 PST 2004
English Horn has the same transposition as French Horn. It sounds a
major fifth lower than written. So if you are playing an english horn
part on Bb clarinet, which sounds a major second lower than written, you
would take the english horn part down a major fourth.
Benny Theiler wrote:
> I have been asked to play an orchestral selection on Bb Clarinet. The part is written for Oboe & English Horn. I know the Oboe is a concert pitched instrument and I need to transpose it a M2nd higher. My question is concerning how to transpose the English Horn part on Bb Clarinet.
> Some of you "Musical Gurus" who can help me out, please answer off list. Many thanks, Benny Theiler, bennyth at ev1.net.................
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