Klarinet Archive - Posting 000470.txt from 1995/01
From: Donald Oehler <dloehler@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: G clarinets
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 1995 21:58:11 -0500
On Fri, 27 Jan 1995, CLARK FOBES wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> I currently have in my shop a very interesring and complicated
> repair project. George Chittendon who is a very fine performer in this
> area of Greek and Slavic music brought me his favorite instrument to
> overhaul. This is an old G clarinet hand made in Czechoslovakia. George
> has no idea if the barrel that came with it is the original or not. He
> has some major intonation problems with this instrument and I suspect
> that he may not have the correct barrel joint. Anyone out there have
> access to a G clarinet? Please send specs on the barrel. Also, I wonder
> if perhaps a slightly larger bored mouthpiece would be more appropriate.
> Any comments would be of interest
> Clark W Fobes
Well, it just so happens that I have a Turkish clarinet in G, but...
it's metal so all I could do is measure the total length, if that would
be of any help.