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Basic Fingering Chart for Boehm-System Clarinet

Chalumeau Register: E3 to B4

This fingering chart includes the primary fingerings learned by all clarinetists. These fingerings are the same on all sizes of Boehm-system clarinets unless specified otherwise.

 

Note

Written

Fingering

Description

E3
F3

E1T 123E|123Use in combination with fingerings using right little finger or no little fingers.
T 123|123EUse in combination with fingerings using left little finger or no little fingers.
T 123E|123FUse in combination with F3 or C5.

E3
F3

F1T 123|123FUse in combination with fingerings using left little finger or no little fingers.
T 123F|123Use in combination with fingerings using right little finger or no little fingers.

F3
G3

F#1T 123F#|123Use in combination with fingerings using right little finger or no little fingers.
T 123|123F#Use in combination with fingerings using left little finger or no little fingers.
T 123F#|123FUse in combination with F3 or C5.

G3

G1T 123|123Basic.

G3
A3

G#1T 123|123G#Basic.
T 123G#|123For models with LH G# key, use in combination with fingerings using right little finger or no little fingers.

A3

A1T 123|12-Basic.

A3
B3

Bb1T 123|1--Basic.

B3
C4

B1T 123|-2-Basic.

B3
C4

C1T 123|---Basic.

C4
D4

C#1T 123C#|---Basic.

D4

D1T 12-|---Basic.

D4
E4

Eb1T 12-|4---Basic.
T 12Eb-|---Chromatic and trill fingering, use in combination with D4 and A5.
T 1--|1--Sharp, use in combination with fingerings involving RH 1.

E4
F4

E2T 1--|---Basic.

E4
F4

E2T ---|---Basic.

F4
G4

F#21--|---Basic.
T ---|34---Chromatic, use in combination with F4.

G4

G2---|---Basic.

G4
A4

G#2G#---|---Basic.

A4

A2A---|---Basic.

A4
B4

Bb2R A---|---Basic.
A---|2---Trill fingering with A4.
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