Klarinet Archive - Posting 000330.txt from 1996/04
From: morrie backun <morrieb@-----.COM>
Subj: Re: VanDoren and European Shops
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 20:50:07 -0400
In article "Lorne G. Buick" <mcheramy@-----.CA> writes:
>Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 17:53:38 -0330
>Reply-To: Klarinet - Clarinettist's Network <KLARINET@-----.BITNET>
>From: "Lorne G. Buick" <mcheramy@-----.CA>
>Subject: Re: VanDoren and European Shops
>> 2. I've told her the best music stores are on Rue Rome in Paris. Is
>>that correct? Can anyone help with names/locations in Paris, and London, wher
>>she will also be traveling?
>Hi Ed - my info is not up-to-date, but I bought my (Selmer) bass and
>(Leblanc) basset horn at Vincent-Genod Musique in 1985. They're at 47, Rue
>_de_ Rome (the French can be picky about details like that), phone (1)
>522.16.80, and specialize in clarinets of all shapes and sizes (and the
>people in the store were utterly charming, especially when they realized I
>was actually going to spend some serious money!). The other place I
>visited, which was much bigger and had saxophones (including the black
>lacquered ones which I believe were new at the time) was just down the
>street, "feeling" musique (I don't know whether the name is from the
>English word, or maybe a name in some other language?). Anyway now that I
>look at their catalogue they sell all the winds, perc and pianos, and have
>master classes (featuring Michel Arrignon). They're at 61 rue de Rome, ph.
>(1) 188.8.131.52, three blocks from the "Rome" metro stop.
>Tell your friend I speak pretty good French (and English!) and I'll be
>happy to be her guide, she'll only have to cover my expenses...
>Well, a guy can dream, can't he?
Dont you think that two tickets are needed so that you can take Michelle ?