Klarinet Archive - Posting 000109.txt from 1996/04
From: Jacqueline G Eastwood <eastwooj@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: coloured reeds
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 1996 11:50:18 -0500
Simple - mold. Sounds tasty, huh?
Seriously, folks, invest the $2 in a new reed occasionally. God only
knows what sorts of evil toxins could lurk in a 2-year old reed.
And this from someone who changes reed water, oh, maybe once a week ---
University of Arizona/Arizona Opera Orchestra
Thu, 4 Apr 1996, Lawrence Au wrote:
> Talking about coloured reeds, I met a clarinettist at a music camp 2
> years ago who had been playing on the same reed for 2 years. She
> hadn't used any other reed except that one. I would have thought the reed
> should have quit on her a long time ago especially since it was BLUE! I
> asked her why it was blue and she said that it just became like that over
> time. Does anybody know why that would happen? Just out of curiosity of