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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000809.txt from 1997/09

From: "Brian Ackerman" <>
Subj: Re: Is there an M13 Lyre?
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 1997 16:46:46 -0400

Yes there is an M13 lyre. It is a little more open than the M13. The blurb
says it permits easy blowing with harder reeds, produces a rich centered
sound, recommended for symphonic and chamber music.
I think you really have to try them both out before deciding.
Brian Ackerman

> From: Michael Connolly <michael@-----.COM>
> To:
> Subject: Is there an M13 Lyre?
> Date: 16 September 1997 05:01
> I just began private lessons, and my teacher instructed me to get a
> mouthpiece to replace my cheap and generic one. A more advanced student
I was
> practicing with told me my teacher would want me to get a Vandoren M13.
> However, my teacher specified an M13 Lyre.
> I would, of course, go with what my teacher had said, except for the
> that the Woodwind catalog seemed to indicate there was no such thing.
That is,
> it acknowledged the M13 mouthpiece, and lyre versions of some other
> mouthpieces, but no M13 Lyre.
> So I guess my question is, is there such a mouthpiece? And what
> does the "lyre" part make anyway?
> Thanks,
> Michael Connolly

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