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Beginning Clarinet Songbook

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Beginning Clarinet Songbook
Lesson 11, Song 6

The Tunnel of Gold

The Tunnel of Gold

Helpful Suggestions

Sound: This piece has an octave range of B flat to B flat. You can find the fingerings here. The piece is marked forte at the beginning and at the end, with a mezzo piano section in the middle. Make a clear contrast between the two dynamic markings.

The Tunnel of Gold introduces low B flat.

Clarinet Fingering Chart

Rhythm: Your time signature is four-four time, which means that there are four beats in a measure and the quarter note is equal to one beat. Playing along with Talking MetronomeBot in quadruple meter will help you maintain a steady tempo.
The note values consist of eighth notes, quarter notes, and half notes. Be sure to tap your foot to the beat.

MetronomeBot Talking Metronome in Four

Melody: This piece consists of 4, four-measure phrases. It contains a mixture of slurred and tongued notes.

 

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