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How to Play Low F sharp and G flat on the Clarinet

The fingerings for Low F sharp and G flat are shown below. F sharp and G flat are the same pitch and are called enharmonic equivalents. Scroll down for explanations of each fingering. To see the fingerings for other pitches, just select one of the pitch images below.
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Clarinet fingering for low F sharp/G flat, No. 1Clarinet fingering for low F sharp/G flat, No. 2Learn to play the clarinet with the Beginning Clarinet Songbook

Notes on the Fingerings
Both of these fingerings for low F push down the same pads and will sound exactly the same. You also have the option of pressing down the pinky key for low F while playing low F sharp. Pressing the F key is helpful when trilling or moving quickly between low F sharp and F.

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Clarinet Fingerings in the Low Register

Select a note below to see the fingering for each pitch, hear what it sounds like, and view alternate fingerings.

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View the interactive upper register clarinet fingering chart

Upper register clarinet notes

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Altissimo clarinet notes

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