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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000998.txt from 1997/09

From: Mark Charette <>
Subj: Re: Care of instrument
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 1997 00:09:07 -0400

Gary Hopkins wrote:
> Moral of this story: DON'T lay your clarinet down on the bed or chair for
> ANY reason. Put it where it can't be damaged.

Which is the very reason I bought a stand to keep my clarinet
on when I'm not using it. A $10.00 investment. I'm *sure*
it's kept me from sitting on it (or rolling off my chair
onto the floor).

Also, I keep my clarinet assembled & ready to use on that
stand. That way, if the mood strikes me, I'll pick it up
and practice for a few minutes, even if it's not my "practice
time". The corks might wear a bit more that way, but the
corks are cheap, and I play it more often.
Mark Charette "How can you be in two places at once when you're not anywhere at all?" - Firesign Theater

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