Klarinet Archive - Posting 000101.txt from 1997/09
From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: ass clarinet reeds
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 22:34:39 -0400
At 12:29 AM 9/3/97 GMT, you wrote:
>>>> Does anyone have any good suggestions for reeds for the bass clarinet? I
>>> currently use a Selmer HS ** mouthpiece with a Vandoren inverted bass
>>> clarinet ligature. Thanks.
>>Vandoren. Every time!
>> Be carefull, look for the Zonda reeds...
> Fernando SIlveira
> Principal Clarinet - National Symphony - Brazil
> Chamber Music Professor - Rio de Janeiro Federal University
To the best of my knowledge, Zonda reeds are only available in this country
in Bb clarinet and alto sax. I have played the clarinet reeds and they are
wonderful! But hard to find. If the bass clarinet ones become available,
Bill Hausmann bhausman@-----.com
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If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.