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IMPROVE CLARINET ARTICULATION WITH THIS HACK! Check Out ClarinetMike’s Basic Tonguing Exercise a.k.a. “Betty”

One of the most important (and tricky) aspects of playing the clarinet is tonguing. Below is a repost of an articulation exercise I’ve found very helpful in my students and my own playing. When working on Betty, don’t forget to use … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: The Basic Tonguing Exercise aka “Betty”

One of the most important (and difficult) aspects of playing the clarinet is tonguing. Below is a slightly revised version of a previous post that has an articulation exercise I’ve found helpful in my students and my own playing. When working … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #4 “Betty”

#4 The Basic Tonguing Exercise – a.k.a. BTE  or “Betty.” Scene: Cyrille, one of ClarinetMike’s fabulous students, is just starting a clarinet lesson. ************ ClarinetMike: “Great to see you today, Cyrille. Let’s work on your tonguing today.” Cyrille: “My tonguing … Continue reading

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