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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001062.txt from 1997/09

From: GALVAN <>
Subj: Bass Clarinet and Walton
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 1997 15:56:31 -0400

Lori Lovato asks about bass clarinet stands and the Walton Facade.

The Harrison-Hurtz stand I use at IC is lovely, sturdy, but very impractical
for travel as it is large and doesn't break down. My next stand would be the
Konig & Mayer bass clarinet/bassoon stand - sturdy, collapsible, $95.

As for Facade - it does have some ugly changes, doesn't it. Each time I've
played it, I actually hung the bass from a neck strap while I played a short
soprano clarinet part before longer rest that allowed a more secure change.
This was in the Sailor movement (Barnacle Bill?), I beleive. Have fun, it's
a great piece! MG

Michael Galvan
Professor of Music, Clarinet
School of Music
Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York, USA 14850

phone (607) 274-3410
fax 607-274-1727

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