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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000324.txt from 1994/05

From: Cary Karp <nrm-karp@-----.SE>
Subj: Re: Instrument lists
Date: Thu, 19 May 1994 15:45:36 -0400

On Thu, 19 May 1994, Gertjan van Oosten wrote:

> Every now and then, a request comes up on Usenet news for a newsgroup
> dedicated to woodwinds. Lately, the cry has been for a saxophone group,
> but I managed to change opinions in favour of a more general group:
>
> rec.music.makers.woodwinds Woodwinds techniques and equipment.
>
> I promised the net.community I would investigate the possibilities. As
> I'm still skeptical whether there proves to be enough interest to
> warrant a separate newsgroup on woodwinds-related issues, I'd like to
> know what the KLARINET subscribers think of this.

I'd venture a guess that we could set up something as specific as a
distribution list for single-reed mouthpiece technology and end up hearing
people crab about all the "extraneous" gab on it concering reeds and
ligatures.

I'm not sure how many people on this list know how Usenet works but,
given the zillions of groups that it sustains, I don't understand why
there shouldn't be one group per instrument.

   
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