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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000513.txt from 1996/01

From: Michael D Moors - Alpena <mdmoors@-----.US>
Subj: Re: Selmer Signet Clarient
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 1996 15:20:08 -0500


Talk about an issue bring a hashed and rehased issue up again :-) From 18
years of teaching experience I would say 2 things: 1. You can find a good
Signet. 2. I stand by my orginal words. It doesn't stack up to a
Buffet E-11 or some of the other entry level wood clarinets on a regular

Mike Moors
Alpena Public Schools

On Wed, 24 Jan 1996, Pavalonis, Jennifer L. wrote:

> I also play a Selmer Signet with no problem. I sit first in my section at a
> major music school...what's the prob? My opinion is that clarinets are like
> find some good ones, but there's an aweful lot of lemons out
> there, regardless of the brand!
> -Jenn-
> >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
> >
> I have been playing on a Selmer Signet Special for about twenty
> years with no problems! Does anyone know how this model is reputed to fare
> in the grand scheme of things?
> -Scott
> Scott D. Morrow
> Department of Biochemistry
> School of Hygiene and Public Health
> Johns Hopkins University
> (410)-955-3631

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