Klarinet Archive - Posting 001130.txt from 1997/09
From: Dave Lane <davelane@-----.com>
Subj: A rose by any other name...
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 01:48:54 -0400
I have largely avoided reading the silly posts about naming instruments, but
thought of it when I saw a piece of correspondence today.
The following is, no kidding, a real letter received by a local middle school
band director this week. The names have been changed to protect the
Dear Mr. xxx:
Thank you for keeping Raymond in mind for the Arthur Teen Clarinet
which we spoke about yesterday. However, after talking it over, my
wife and I have decided to pass on this opportunity. We would like
Raymond's playing to mature just a bit more before buying an
Again, thank you for calling me on this.