Klarinet Archive - Posting 000112.txt from 1994/05
From: "Jay Heiser, Product Manager, Govt Systems" <jayh@-----.COM>
Subj: Do piccs and oboes 'blow out?'
Date: Thu, 5 May 1994 10:34:59 -0400
Piccolos and oboes are made from the same wood as clarinets,
Are they reputed to blow out?
I believe that some oboe players think they do (although I'm
sure they have some much more elegant term for it). ;-)
I don't remember any picc owners expressing concern about this.
What else is made from wood? Bassoons are, but they are made
from maple or other non-grenadilla wood. Do they complain about
this? Perhaps bassoons are too expensive to blow out. (think
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