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Quarter Tone Fingering Chart for Oehler- and Albert-System Clarinet

Chalumeau Register: E3 to A4

This fingering chart includes fingerings for quarter tones, which are pitches halfway between the usual notes of the chromatic scale. These fingerings apply to all sizes of Oehler- and Albert-system clarinets unless specified otherwise.  Accidentals

3/4 tone flat

1/4 tone flat
1/4 tone sharp
3/4 tone sharp

 

Note

Written

Fingering

Description

Src

E3
F3

E+1/Fd1T 123E|123FBalance E key to match quarter tone. 

F3
G3

F+1/Gdb1T 123E F#|123FBalance F# key to match quarter tone. 

F3
G3

F#+1/Gd1T 123|123FBalance F key to match quarter tone. 

G3
A3

G+1/Adb1T 123E|123G# FBalance G# key to match quarter tone. 

G3
A3

G#+1/Ad1T 123E|12-F  

A3
B3

A+1/Bdb1T 123|1½3Close RH 2 halfway to match quarter tone. 

A3
B3

A#+1/Bd1T 123|1a-Bb-Press key above RH 2 key without pressing RH 2 key or covering the RH 3 hole. 

B3
C4

B+1/Cd1T 123|-2-F  

C4
D4

C+1/Dbd1T 123C#|1--  

C4
D4

C#+1/Dd1T 12-|12-  

D4
E4

D+1/Edb1T 123C#|4---  

D4
E4

D#+1/Ed1T 1-3C#|1--  
T 1-3|-2-  

E4
F4

E+2/Fd2T 1--|4---  
T 1-Eb-|---  

F4
G4

F+2/Gdb2T -2-|---Not for Austrian models. 

F4
G4

F#+2/Gb2T ---|3---  

G4
A4

G+2/Adb2T G#---|---  

G4
A4

G#+2/Ad2T A---|---  

A4
B4

A+2/Bdb2RT A1--|---  
A---|2---For models with low #2 trill key. 

A4
B4

A#+2/Bd2---|1---  
R AG#---|2---For models with low #2 trill key. On some models, the LH side G# key must be pressed, on others, it can be omitted from the fingering. 
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Special thanks to Arnold Wendl (AW2) for figuring out the quarter tone fingerings and submitting this Albert- and Oehler-system fingering chart. Fingerings in this chart were submitted by Wendl unless otherwise specified.

 

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