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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000480.txt from 1997/09

From: deerich@-----.net
Subj: Re: A Clarinet from a Bb?
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 1997 21:17:36 -0400

Justinmichael I M Okamura wrote:
>
> ... never heard of any such thing as that in my life.
>
>
> On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Gary Hopkins wrote:
>
> > Years ago I had a professor that told me of how he had at one time used a
> > string to convert his Bb clarinet into an A clarinet. ...any of you ...
> > ... clarinettists have heard of or done such a thing?

I have read of it in "The Clarinettist's Bedside Book" by Paul Harvey
(an English clarinettist not the American radio commentator). I have no
idea if it works though. He does say that this is an emergency measure,
doesn't always work, and the tone quality may be off.

Dee Hays
Canton, SD
deerich@-----.net

   
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