out from neck = flat, pushed in = sharp
= flat, hot = sharp
Dynamic level: loud
= flat, soft = sharp (unless air is weak)
Reed strength: soft
reed = flat, hard reed = sharp
or pinching = sharp, loose = flat
Angle of entry: held
too far out = flat, held too close = sharp
Lay of the mouthpiece: closed
= sharp, open = flat
range is usually flat, high register is usually sharp, unless air
or embouchure is weak.
The Texas School Music Project is a source for ideas
and information concerning pedagogical practices in the music classroom
or rehearsal hall.
The TSMP is a service provided to all music specialists by the faculty
of the School of Music at Stephen
F. Austin State University.