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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000095.txt from 1997/09

From: Steve Montgomery <>
Subj: Re: Clarinet is pretty easy (was Re: How old is too old?)
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 21:04:01 -0400 wrote:
> taco--belle (?) wrote:
> . . . Clarinet is pretty easy. . . .
> * * *
> Now you tell me. I have always thought clarinet was the most difficult
> thing I have tried to do in my life. Except golf, and I quit playing golf.

I've tired a number of insturments. I first learned music on a tenor
sax. I switched to clarinet in high school because it was ligher and had
more interesting parts. In the 70's I added harmonica and in the 80's
flute and recorder, and in the 90's piano. Of those I found clarinet
easiest to learn (probably because of my sax experience). Every
instrument has its dificulties. I'm not a master of any instrument, but
of all those I've played, I play clarinet the best and I enjoy it the

As for the most difficult thing I've ever done in my life? Raising kids.

Steve Montgomery

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