4. Glissando

also: pitch bend

There are different techniques for producing glissando on the recorder. The most common ones are finger glissando (4.1.) and glissando by changing the air pressure (4.2). A glissando can also be produced at the labium (4.4). For the possibilities of glissando on the headjoint see Preparations and Dismantlings (see….).

4.1. Fingerglissando
4.2. Glissando by changing the air pressure
4.3. Combination of Breath- and Fingerglissando
4.4. Glissando at the Labium

  1. Sounds and Techniques
  2. 4. Glissando