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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000153.txt from 1995/01

From: Piotr Michalowski <piotrm@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: pitch of older instruments
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 1995 17:10:41 -0500

The question of pitch is not a myth. Older horns have either a H or L
stamped next to the serial number. The high pitch was, I am told, for
marching bands, and were tuned higher than 440. My old soprano
fortunately has L on the back!

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