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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000104.txt from 1996/01

From: Michael D Moors - Alpena <mdmoors@-----.US>
Subj: Re: Selmer Signet Clarient
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 1996 07:56:25 -0500

If it is a Signet 100 I have found them to be one of the worst (entry
level) wood horns on the market. They don't have undercut tone holes and
intonation is suspect. On the other had Selmer put out a Signet Soloist
model. Many of these are decent intermediate horns.

Mike Moors

On Fri, 5 Jan 1996, Cathleen Renee Orr wrote:

> >
> > To: IN: Klarinet@-----.bitnet
> >
> > My dad is a high school orchestra teacher and we found a B-flat Selmer
> > Signet clarinet shoved in the back corner of the instrument closet. I
> > can't believe we found it, the case was coated with thick dust. The
> > case has the nice dusty smell of not being opened in years. Anyway,
> > what are these clarinets like. Are they very well liked? I haven't
> > tried it yet because it is rather smelly and needs a few new pads. It
> > has a serial number of 10978. Anyone know how old it is? I think it
> > had been there for a while (typical of my high school some kid
> > graduated and just forgot about it.) How can I get rid of the awful
> > smell?
> > Julianne Kirk
> >
> > ___
> > * UniQWK #2178* How do you get two piccolos to play in unison? Shoot one!
> >
> Julianne,
> I purchased an old signet about six years ago, and it had been sitting in
> air out. Putting a little something in the case to make it smell nice won't
> hurt. It will be a while before it smells like a rose garden.
> - Cathleen
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