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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000639.txt from 1996/04

From: Jacqueline G Eastwood <eastwooj@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Moree reeds
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 1996 13:38:32 -0400

Hi Greg,

Morre reeds have been out of production since the death of M. Morre
roundabout of 1989. Rumour has it that his production equipment was all
destroyed because he did not want his "secret" to get out (actually, I'm
sure that's an over-dramatization!).

Vandoren V-12's were originally intended as a replacement for the Morres,
but I never thought they were as good. I heard from Greg Smith this
morning something about a profiler that makes the V-12's more like
Morres. I'm sure he will be posting something about it soon. Keep your
eyes open!

Jacqueline Eastwood
University of Arizona/Arizona Opera Orchestra

On Sun, 21 Apr 1996, Greg Baker

> Hi, all!
> I was wondering about a couple of things:
> 1) Was the list down this weekend, or have I been unsubscribed?
> 2) I pulled out Kent Nygren's interview with Robet Marcellus for the clarinet
> journal a few years ago, and read that Marcellus had used Moree (sp?) reeds
> throughout his life. Can anyone tell me if these reeds are still available?
> Thanks in advance.
> Greg Baker

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