Klarinet Archive - Posting 000331.txt from 1997/09
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: ending the GreenLine plastic/composite thread
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 1997 19:52:51 -0400
I will be happy to try out your recommended, exact dimension
clarinets...wood against plastic, composite plastic against plastic, cp
against wood.....etc. .....please supply a list of those that match up in
On Sun, 7 Sep 1997, Jonathan Cohler wrote:
> Roger Garrett wrote:
> >It is possible that I may have misjudged many opinions!
> >Let me rephrase that: I find the composite plastic to sound much closer
> >to a wood clarinet than other plastic clarinets.
> Have you analyzed the precise designs and tone hole specifications of the
> plastic, composite and wood clarinets that you have "compared"?
> If not, this is a meaningless statement. Because as the physics
> demonstrates, it is the precise tone hole, bore and detailed design of the
> instrument that makes the differences, not the material.
> Jonathan Cohler