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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000376.txt from 1997/09

From: lori lovato <clarinet@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: ending the GreenLine plastic/composite thread
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 1997 14:00:34 -0400

> >the wood chips/dust etc. as part of its material. Most people will agree
> >that the material itself is important in providing a resonating
> >chamber....and the Composite Plastic quality is much closer to a wood
> >clarinet in this regard than other plastic clarinets.
>
> Most people may agree, but they would be wrong if they did. As I noted in
> my previous post, wall vibrations are of no significance to the audible
> sound produced by a clarinet.
>
> ----------------------------
Jonathan, interesting to note that my immediate thought after first trying
a Robert Scott Barrel was, "wow, they should make clarinets out of this
stuff!" Lori Lovato, SantaFe Sym.

   
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