Klarinet Archive - Posting 000338.txt from 1996/01
From: Floyd Williams <f.williams@-----.AU>
Subj: Re: B&H 1010
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 1996 22:22:32 -0500
>The 1010 is really not an "un-popular" instrument everywhere--here yes.
>But the is a very die-hard crowd of enthusiasts that still play the inst-
>rument. They have not been made for a number of years--Peter Eaton has
>taken up the slack as well as Rossi in South America. Several issues ago the
>Clarinet Magazine had an article about a recording session in London in
>which all the players used their 1010's. I used a pair in '71 and 72
>while a student in London. They did not mix in when I returned home.
>Frank Holdsworth (late) of the Bournemouth Symphony and Ed James from
>the Boosey & Hawkes firm were two 1010 mouthpiece makers. I know
>that you may be able to make contact with some players in England that
>would have sources for these mouthpieces. Hope that helps.
>Whatever you do do not expect any good result from instrument using a
>mouthpiece not intended for the .600 cylyndrical bore.
>The simplest and quickest source for a suitable mouthpiece for a B&H 1010
would be Peter Eaton:Woodside, Oreston Lane
Effingham,Surrey KT24 5SN
Queensland Conservatorium of Music