Klarinet Archive - Posting 000242.txt from 1995/03
From: Bill Hall <b_hall@-----.COM>
Subj: Re: Fibrecane (sp?) reeds
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 1995 18:24:41 -0500
>On Tue, 7 Mar 1995, Bill Hall wrote:
>> Do they still actually make those things? I remember using them in
>> school on my Bb. Seems to me they had a kind of buzzy dull sound to
>> them. But they sure did last forever, and never got waterlogged!
>> Bill Hall
>I believe they do still make them. Way back when I bought mine, they
>weren't buzzy or dull (at least the Bundys weren't). 20+ years later,
>they're still not buzzy or dull....
>And you don't have to soak them before you play! :0
Maybe it was my chops that were buzzy and dull. :-> I'll ask around the
music stores here and see if I can get one. I play Plasticover reeds
now, but just about the time you find a good one, it wears out!