Klarinet Archive - Posting 000125.txt from 1997/09
Subj: Re: Greenline
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 1997 10:28:36 -0400
In a message dated 97-09-03 00:37:28 EDT, you write:
I apologize for answering so "late" (I'm REALLY behind on my
My understanding was that the Greenline was developed from environmental
concerns, NOT as an improved crack-resistant instrument. The idea was to
make a "quality" clarinet out of wood that would normally be discarded,
thereby saving trees.
Scott D. Morrow
Department of Biochemistry
School of Hygiene and Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
You guys are dreaming if you think this model has anything to do with
anything but maximizing resources - the dust on the floor. Think about the
quantity of wood that has to be whittled away to make a tube. Then think
about what they pay for the wood. Then think what any right thinking business
person would do under those circumstances.
I find the environmental thing to be a bit disingenuous. True by definition
but not by motivation.